The Roles Held by the Suffix -mente in Deriving Spanish Adjective with Reference to Adverb Found in Miguel de Cervantes' El Quijote

Pande Bayu Pratama
2015 International Journal of Linguistics Literature and Culture  
There were several main topics discussed in this article, especially how the Spanish suffix -mente contributed in changing an adjective to an adverb. This writing also explained the kind of adjective which could be attached with the suffix -mente, as there was more than one kind of adjective in Spanish according to its gender, masculine and feminine. The data analyzed were taken from a novel entitled El Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes. Thus, the translation was applied to the data in this
more » ... h. The method used was adopted from the previous research done by Sergi Torner. In the end of the research done, it was known that -mente­ belonged to a derivational morpheme and worked the same way as the English suffix -ly. Because of this matter, the morphological theory was conducted in this research.
doi:10.21744/ijllc.v1i1.105 fatcat:a5kv2g6g5vfyhniggerx3pjiwu