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On 4/25/07, Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> But that's probably not what you meant; you were talking about a case where
> +D and +E are normally completely independent processes, but the word ABCD
> forms a gap and just happens not to exist, while ABCDE does occur?  As if,
> for example, in English "derive" and "derivational" were both valid words
> but *"derivation" was unexpectedly not found?  It's not obvious to me what
> to do then: just multiplying the scores of D and E is one idea, but the fact
> that there is a gap is pretty surprising, and so maybe that should count for
> something.
>
> Can anyone cite any (nat- or con-)instances of this sort of situation?

Here are some words from English which add -ally (< -al -ly) directly
to the stem without an intermediate form in -al. Interestingly, all of
these forms end in -ic, but it is not the case that a form in -ic must
add -ally directly--fundamental, logical, musical, etc. (I snarfed
these from the English Lexicon Project.)

acrobatically	{acrobat}>ic>>ally>
alcoholically	{alcohol}>ic>>ally>
algebraically	{algebra}>ic>>ally>
altruistically	{altru--ist}>ic>>ally>
angelically	{angel}>ic>>ally>
antagonistically	{antagon--ist}>ic>>ally>
aristocratically	{aristo--crat}>ic>>ally>
aromatically	{aroma}>tic>>ally>
artistically	{art}>ist>>ic>>ally>
asthmatically	{asthma}>tic>>ally>
asymptotically	{asymptote}>ic>>ally>
atheistically	{a--the--ist}>ic>>ally>
atomically	{atom}>ic>>ally>
autocratically	{auto--crat}>ic>>ally>
axiomatically	{axiom}>atic>>ally>
basically	{base}>ic>>ally>
bureaucratically	{bureau--crat}>ic>>ally>
characteristically	{character}>istic>>ally>
chauvinistically	{chauvin--ist}>ic>>ally>
cherubically	{cherub}>ic>>ally>
climatically	{climate}>ic>>ally>
cryptically	{crypt}>ic>>ally>
cyclically	{cycle}>ic>>ally>
democratically	{demo--crat}>ic>>ally>
despotically	{despot}>ic>>ally>
dogmatically	{dogma}>tic>>ally>
dramatically	{drama}>tic>>ally>
egoistically	{ego}>ist>>ic>>ally>
egotistically	{ego}>tist>>ic>>ally>
electronically	{electr--on}>ic>>ally>
emblematically	{emblem}>atic>>ally>
enigmatically	{enigma}>tic>>ally>
enthusiastically	{enthus--iast}>ic>>ally>
epigrammatically	{epi--gram}>atic>>ally>
eulogistically	{eu--log--ist}>ic>>ally>
euphemistically	{eu--phem--ist}>ic>>ally>
futuristically	{future}>ist>>ic>>ally>
heroically	{hero}>ic>>ally>
homoeopathically	{homoeo--path}>ic>>ally>
honorifically	{honor}>ific>>ally>
hygienically	{hygiene}>ic>>ally>
idealistically	{ideal}>ist>>ic>>ally>
idiomatically	{idiom}>atic>>ally>
idiotically	{idiot}>ic>>ally>
idyllically	{idyll}>ic>>ally>
imperialistically	{imperi--al}>ist>>ic>>ally>
impressionistically	{im--press}>ion>>ist>>ic>>ally>
inartistically	<in<{art}>ist>>ic>>ally>
journalistically	{journ--al}>ist>>ic>>ally>
linguistically	{lingu--ist}>ic>>ally>
logarithmically	{logarithm}>ic>>ally>
magnetically	{magnet}>ic>>ally>
materialistically	{material}>ist>>ic>>ally>
mechanistically	{mechan--ist}>ic>>ally>
melodramatically	{melo--drama}>tic>>ally>
meteorically	{meteor}>ic>>ally>
microscopically	{micro--scope}>ic>>ally>
misanthropically	{mis--anthrope}>ic>>ally>
monolithically	{mono--lith}>ic>>ally>
monopolistically	{mono--pol--ist}>ic>>ally>
moralistically	{morale}>ist>>ic>>ally>
moronically	{moron}>ic>>ally>
narcissistically	{narciss--ist}>ic>>ally>
nationalistically	{nation}>al>>ist>>ic>>ally>
naturalistically	{natur--al}>ist>>ic>>ally>
nomadically	{nomad}>ic>>ally>
optimistically	{optim--isit}>ic>>ally>
paradigmatically	{paradigm}>atic>>ally>
parasitically	{parasite}>ic>>ally>
patriotically	{patri--ot}>ic>>ally>
pedantically	{pedant}>ic>>ally>
pessimistically	{pessim--ist}>ic>>ally>
philanthropically	{phil--anthrope}>ic>>ally>
phonemically	{phon--eme}>ic>>ally>
piratically	{pir--ate}>ic>>ally>
poetically	{poet}>ic>>ally>
pontifically	{pontiff}>ic>>ally>
problematically	{problem}>atic>>ally>
prophetically	{pro--phet}>ic>>ally>
psychopathically	{psycho--path}>ic>>ally>
realistically	{real}>ist>>ic>>ally>
rhythmically	{rhythm}>ic>>ally>
ritualistically	{ritual}>ist>>ic>>ally>
sadistically	{sad--ist}>ic>>ally>
scenically	{scene}>ic>>ally>
schematically	{scheme}>atic>>ally>
stylistically	{style}>ist>>ic>>ally>
symbolically	{symbol}>ic>>ally>
symptomatically	{symptom}>atic>>ally>
systematically	{system}>atic>>ally>
traumatically	{trauma}>tic>>ally>
unrealistically	<un<{real}>ist>>ic>>ally>
voyeuristically	{voyeur}>ist>>ic>>ally>

> Alex

Dirk