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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: A Glossary of Morphology
Written By: Laurie Bauer
URL: http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748618538
Series Title: Glossaries in Linguistics
Description:

This pocket-sized alphabetic guide introduces terms used in the study of linguistic morphology, the study of the structure of words. The importance of morphology has been more clearly recognised in recent linguistic theory, and this glossary thus covers an area of growing interest. Clearly written by a leading authority in the field, the glossary provides coverage of both traditional and contemporary terminology.

Key features

* A handy and easily understandable pocket guide for anyone embarking on courses in morphology

* Supplies numerous cross-references to related terms

* Contains an introduction which discusses the centrality of morphology in linguistic studies

* Covers new terminology such as contextual inflection and morphome

* Includes an annotated bibliography with suggestions for further reading.

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Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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ISBN: 0748618538
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Pages: 144
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