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LINGUIST List 16.2414

Thu Aug 18 2005

Books: Typology/Semantics/Syntax/Morphology: Wälchli

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        1.    Lowri Jones, Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination: Wälchli


Message 1: Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination: Wälchli
Date: 16-Aug-2005
From: Lowri Jones <lowri.jonesoup.com>
Subject: Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination: Wälchli


Title: Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Typology and Linguistic Theory
Published: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: http://www.oup.co.uk/isbn/0-19-927621-8

Author: Bernhard Wälchli, University of Bern
Hardback: ISBN: 0199276218 Pages: 352 Price: U.K. £ 50.00
Abstract:

This book presents a typological survey and analysis of the co-compound
construction. This understudied phenomenon is essentially a compound whose
meaning is the result of coordinating the meanings of its components, as
when in some varieties of English 'mother-father' denotes 'parents'. In
the course of the work Dr Wälchli examines and discusses topics of great
theoretical and linguistic interest. These include the notion of word,
markedness, the syntax and semantics of coordination, grammaticalization,
lexical semantics, the distinction between compounding and phrase
formation, and the constructional meanings languages can deploy. The book
makes many observations and points about typology and areal features and
includes a wealth of unfamiliar data. It will be invaluable for typologists
and of considerable interest to a variety of specialists including
lexicologists, morphologists, construction grammarians, cognitive
linguists, semanticists, field linguists, and syntacticians.

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
                            Semantics
                            Syntax
                            Typology

Written In: English (ENG )

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