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Title: Inflectional Morphology
Subtitle: A Theory of Paradigm Structure
Written By: Gregory T. Stump
URL: http://us.cambridge.org/titles/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521780470
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics
Description:

A new contribution to linguistic theory, this book presents a formal framework for the analysis of word structure in human language. It sets forth the network of hypotheses constituting Paradigm Function Morphology, a theory of inflectional form. The book differs from other recent works on the same subject in that it treats inflectional morphology as an autonomous system of principles rather than as a subsystem of syntax or phonology and it draws on evidence from a diverse range of languages in motivating the proposed conception of word structure.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521780470
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 324
Prices: U.S. $ 75.00
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