Alsatian

Translation 1: Morphology

Language Type: Fusional
EXAMPLE:
 A-m Dunneerschdaa, geh -t d' Noochber uf de Maerik mit sin-er Frau Obst un Gemeess inkaufe
At DAT-the Thursday 3.S.PRS-goes NOM.M.S-the neighbour on ACC.M.S-the market with DAT.F.S-his wife fruits and vegetables to buy
 On Thursday, the neighbour goes to the market with his wife to buy fruits and vegetables




Morphological processes:
Process
Meaning
Example
Affixation/prefixe
 to sell
 ver-kaufen
Compounding   honey moon
 Hoochzits-reis
 Alternation   house, houses
 hus, hiiser
 Supppletion
 good, better, best
 guet, besser, am beschte
 
 
 
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