Yearbook of Morphology 1993

Yearbook of Morphology 1993

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Recent years have seen a revival of interest in morphology. The Yearbook of Morphology series supports and enforces this upswing of morphological research and gives an overview of the current issues and debates at the heart of this revival.
The Yearbook of Morphology 1993 focuses on prosodic morphology, i.e. the interaction between morphological and prosodic structure, on the semantics of word formation, and on a number of related issues in the realm of inflection: the structure of paradigms, the relation between inflection and word formation, and patterns of language change with respect to inflection. There is also discussion of the relevance of the notion `level ordering' for morphological generalizations.
All theoretical and historical linguists, morphologists, and phonologists will want to read this volume.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 274 pages
  • 167.1 x 241.3 x 21.6mm | 598.75g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1993 ed.
  • 13 Tables, black and white; VI, 274 p.
  • 0792324943
  • 9780792324942

Table of contents

Back-Formation, Cross-Formation, and `Bracketing Paradoxes' in Paradigmatic Morphology; T. Becker. Against Split Morphology; G. Booij. Verbal Prefixes in Dutch: a Study in Lexical Conceptual Structure; R. Lieber, H. Baayen. Generalized Alignment; J.J. McCarthy, A. Prince. Resistance to Erosion in American Dutch Inflection; C. Smits. Why Mandarin Morphology is not Stratum-Ordered; R. Sproat, C. Shih. Verbs in Italian Morphology; I. Vogel. Short Notice: Morphological Adaptation; J. van Marle. Book Notices: Peter Matthews, Morphology: An Introduction to Word Structure.Second Edition.; M. Aronoff. Sergio Scalise (ed.), The Morphology of Compounding.; G. Booij. Yakov Malkiel, Diachronic Studies in Lexicology, Affixation and Phonology.; F. Rainer.
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About Jaap van Marle

Geert Booij is professor of general linguistics, well-known specialist in the subdiscipline of morphology, has published widely on this topic since 1977 in books and international journals.

Jaap van Marle is professor of language and culture. Specialist in research on American Dutch. Has published widely on morphology and its fate in language contact and language change.
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