CJJ11 Morphology

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Pavel Caha, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Markéta Ziková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Markéta Ziková, Ph.D.
Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jaroslava Vybíralová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Mon 12:00–13:40 D22
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 125 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 90/125, only registered: 0/125, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/125
Course objectives
The course introduces students to the basics of morphology. Students should be able to use the basic concepts when analyzing natural language data.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student is able to:
- decompose words into morphemes and classify them;
- define types of allomorphy;
- understand the difference between affixal and non-affixal morphemes;
- formulate basic principles of inflection and derivation;
- understand and encode principles of morpheme ordering.
  • 1. Decoposition of words in morphemes.
  • 2. Morpheme types.
  • 3. Morphology and phonology 1: allomorphy.
  • 4. Morphology and phonology 2: non-affixal morphemes, morphonological rules.
  • 5. Morphology and syntax 1: inflection vs derivation.
  • 6. Morphology and syntax 2: morpheme ordering.
  • 7. Morphology and syntax 3: composition.
    required literature
  • Fábregas, A. & S. Scalise: Morphology: From Data to Theories
    recommended literature
  • Nový encyklopedický slovník češtiny. Edited by Petr Karlík - Marek Nekula - Jana Pleskalová. První vydání. Praha: NLN, Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2016. 1092 stran. ISBN 9788074224812. info
    not specified
  • HASPELMATH, Martin and Andrea D. SIMS. O čem je morfologie. Translated by Aleš Klégr - Kateřina Vašků. První české vydání. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2015. 376 stran. ISBN 9788024625041. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
To complete the course successfully, it is necessary to succeed in a written test.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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