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Title: A Glossary of Morphology
Written By: Laurie Bauer
Series Title: Glossaries in Linguistics

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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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0748618538
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
Prices: U.K. £ 7.99