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[Xmca-l] Re: dappled



I am coming late to this, but I think “collocation” would be of interest. Wikipedia has some good stuff on that.
Henry

> On Nov 25, 2014, at 12:00 AM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
> 
> I have a trivial question for the linguists on this list.
> Do you have a word for words like "dappled" and "perished" (or dapple and perish) which can describe only one thing (shade and rubber respectively)?
> 
> Andy
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