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English Word-Formation
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  • Page extent: 328 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.48 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 422
  • Dewey version: 19
  • LC Classification: PE1175 .B38 1983
  • LC Subject headings:
    • English language--Word formation
    • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)
    • Models, Biological

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521284929 | ISBN-10: 0521284929)

  • There was also a Hardback of this title but it is no longer available
  • Published May 1983

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Although the illustrative material is drawn principally from English, general points are illustrated with a variety of languages to provide a new perspective on a confused and often controversial field of study.


Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Some basic concepts; 3. Lexicalization; 4. Productivity; 5. Phonological issues in word-formation; 6. Syntactic and semantic issues in word-formation; 7. An outline of English word-formation; 8. Theory and practice; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography and citation index; Index.

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