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LINGUIST List 22.1733

Mon Apr 18 2011

Books: Lexicography/Morphology/Socioling/Semantics: Koshiishi

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        1.     Christian Bieri , Collateral Adjectives and Related Issues: Koshiishi

Message 1: Collateral Adjectives and Related Issues: Koshiishi
Date: 15-Apr-2011
From: Christian Bieri <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Collateral Adjectives and Related Issues: Koshiishi
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Title: Collateral Adjectives and Related Issues
Series Title: Europäische Hochschulschriften - Volume 359
Published: 2011
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Author: Tetsuya Koshiishi
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034304245 Pages: 314 Price: U.S. $ 81.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034304245 Pages: 314 Price: U.K. £ 47.60
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034304245 Pages: 314 Price: Europe EURO 52.90 Comment: for Germany EURO 56.60, for Austria EURO 58.20 (incl. VAT)
Abstract:

This monograph constitutes an example of a meaning-based approach to
English morphology, which has far-reaching implications on lexicographical,
sociolinguistic, and contrastive studies.
Collateral adjectives are Latinate relational adjectives, typically meaning
'of' or 'pertaining to ...', such as paternal (base noun: father), vernal
(base noun: spring), etc. The existence of these adjectives poses serious
problems to form-based approaches to morphology because of their apparent
derivational status, they provide us with extreme cases where these
adjectives and base nouns are formally unconnected.

The author shows that the meaning-based approach has real benefits not only
in the theoretical analysis of them but also in their lexicographical
treatment and in the description of the sociolinguistics of their use.

In addition, after comparing English and Japanese, the author explains how,
in English, the knowledge of these adjectives is not acquired automatically
with literacy and hence has come to matter in sociolinguistics terms.

Contents: Collateral Adjectives and English Morphology - Syntax and
Semantics of Relational Adjectives - Collateral Adjectives and Lexicography
- Sociolinguistics and Contrastive Studies of Collateral Adjectives.

Tetsuya Koshiishi is professor of English Linguistics in the Department of
English Literature at Jissen Women's University, Tokyo, with research
interests in English morphology, lexicography, English historical
linguistics, lexical semantics, and contrastive linguistics. He has also
been engaged in editing and writing entries for several students'
English-Japanese dictionaries published in Japan.

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
                            Morphology
                            Semantics
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Japanese (jpn)

Written In: English (eng )

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