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The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology

Geert Booij

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226245
eISBN:
9780191710360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226245.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book introduces the reader to the basic methods for the study of the internal structure of words, and to the theoretical issues raised by analyses of word structure concerning the organization ... More


PROLOGUE: THE STUDY OF A SUFFIX

Torsten Meissner

in S-Stem Nouns and Adjectives in Greek and Proto-Indo-European: A Diachronic Study in Word Formation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280087
eISBN:
9780191707100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280087.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter discusses the subject matter of this book, namely, word formation in Ancient Greek. The study will look at the morphological and semantic characteristics of the s-stem ... More


The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Pius ten Hacken and Renáta Panocová (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

When a new name is necessary for a concept, word formation and borrowing are possible ways to produce one. As such, they are in competition for the creation of neologisms. However, borrowings can ... More


Entering Language: The First Phase

Lorraine McCune

in How Children Learn to Learn Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177879
eISBN:
9780199870202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177879.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter addresses characteristics of the single-word period, including definitions applied in this book and some areas of current controversy in lexical development. Topics covered include ... More


Morphology: basic notions

Geert Booij

in The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226245
eISBN:
9780191710360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226245.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Morphology deals with the internal structure of words. Morphological rules specify how new words and word forms are formed and function as redundancy rules with respect to existing complex words in ... More


The Neuter S‐stem Nouns

Torsten Meissner

in S-Stem Nouns and Adjectives in Greek and Proto-Indo-European: A Diachronic Study in Word Formation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280087
eISBN:
9780191707100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280087.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The neuter s-stem nouns constitute one of the best established word formation categories in the Indo-European languages and it is certain that they are deep-rooted in the parent language itself. The ... More


Soviet Yiddish word-formation

Gennady Estraikh

in Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184799
eISBN:
9780191674365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184799.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses some significant features and types of Soviet Yiddish word-formation. Under the influence of Russian, Soviet Yiddish widely utilized univerbalization, that is, compressing a ... More


Conclusion

Gennady Estraikh

in Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184799
eISBN:
9780191674365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184799.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The zeal displayed by Soviet Jewish authorities and those involved in language planning to combine the development of Yiddish culture with the objectives of Soviet totalitarian ideology, led, in the ... More


Word Formation, Borrowing and their Interaction

Pius Ten Hacken and Renáta Panocová

in The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Word formation and borrowing can both be used to create neologisms. Their interaction is a topic that has not been widely discussed, because they have generally been assigned to different domains of ... More


The Suffixes -ismus and -ita in Nouns in Czech

Magda Ševčˇíková

Pius ten Hacken, Renáta Panocová, Pius ten Hacken, and Renáta Panocová (eds)

in The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter documents the interplay between borrowing and word formation on the example of the suffixes -ismus and -ita, which are listed among the most common suffixes in loan nouns in Czech. The ... More


Trends in the Interaction between Borrowing and Word Formation

Pius ten Hacken and Renáta Panocová

in The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Based on the case studies in this volume, we identify three central themes that reflect the interaction between borrowing and word formation. One is neoclassical word formation. Based on the ... More


In the Event of a Nominal

Hagit Borer

in The Theta System: Argument Structure at the Interface

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602513
eISBN:
9780191739200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602513.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

This paper undertakes a detailed comparison of the properties of derived nominals with –ing with the properties of –ing Synthetic Compounds. Focusing on the presence of event structure and obligatory ... More


The monotonicity hypothesis

Andrew Koontz-Garboden

in Telicity, Change, and State: A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693498
eISBN:
9780191741715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693498.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter addresses the issue of what are possible and impossible word formation operations from a semantic perspective, exploring the Monotonicity Hypothesis, the idea, itself a consequence of ... More


Peter Levins’ description of word-formation (1570)

Gabriele Stein

in Word Studies in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807377
eISBN:
9780191844997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807377.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

One of the most original English lexicographical ventures in the sixteenth century was Peter Levins’ Manipulus vocabulorum (1570). This is the first English rhyming dictionary. Some nine thousand ... More


Introduction

Artemis Alexiadou and Hagit Borer

in Nominalization: 50 Years on from Chomsky's Remarks

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198865544
eISBN:
9780191897924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865544.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The introduction to this book reviews detail the major claims put forth in RoN in 1970, and in particular, the claim that complex words, with deverbal nominals being the case at point, represent a ... More


From Finnegans Wake: A Sentence in Progress

David Hayman

in Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035291
eISBN:
9780813038483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035291.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the word formation and symbolic patterns implemented while framing sentences for Finnegans Wake. Joyce's use of symbolic patterns in Finnegans Wake to engross the reader is ... More


Aims and structures

Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber, and Ingo Plag

in The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747062
eISBN:
9780191809323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747062.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This chapter sets out the basic goals of the volume. The volume is intended to be a comprehensive description of all aspects of English word-formation and inflection based on extensive ... More


John Palsgrave’s description of French word-formation

Gabriele Stein

in Word Studies in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807377
eISBN:
9780191844997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807377.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

The comprehensive nature of John Palsgrave’s endeavour to analyse and describe the French language in Lesclarcissement de la langue francoyse (1530) also encompasses the formation of words. Whereas ... More


Preliminaries

Geert Booij

in The Morphology of Dutch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198838852
eISBN:
9780191874833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838852.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces a number of core concepts for morphology: the nature of morphological generalizations, paradigmatic word formation, productivity, the nature of the lexicon and lexicalization. ... More


The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Pius ten Hacken and Claire Thomas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

In the study of word formation, the focus has often been on generating the form. In this book, the semantic aspect of the formation of new words is central. It is viewed from the perspectives of word ... More


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