Author: D. Gary Miller
Hardback: ISBN: 9780199689880 Pages: 336 Price: U.K. £ 65.00
This book investigates the processes by which novel words in English are coined, adopted, and adapted, such as affixation, compounding, and clipping. It looks at the interaction between word-forming operations, expressive morphology, and language play, and will appeal to all those interested in English etymology, lexicography, and morphology.
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