In this article we investigate what the Taalportaal has to offer concerning Dutch word formation. We note that the Taalportaal is not yet able to provide a large group of users with relevant information in an accessible manner. This is partly due to the fact that the Taalportaal has not yet been made suitable for the Internet, for another part the grammatical information makes ample use of scientific jargon so that it is not readable for the layperson. Finally, on the basis of a few case studies, we check to what extent the Taalportaal can function as a ‘scientific grammar’.
- Taalportaal, suffixation, comparatives, superlatives, deverbal nominalisation