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How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Minimal Words in a Minimal Syntax
Written By: Gunlög Josefsson
Series Title: Lingvistic Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 19

In Minimal Words in a Minimal Syntax the author combines a detailed description of the morphological structure of words in Swedish with a new approach to theoretical morphology based on the Minimalist Program of Chomsky (1995) (as developed for syntactic structure). The X-bar theoretic approach to word structure of the Principles and Parameters framework is replaced by a rule free approach incorporating only Merge and Move as structure building devices.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): Swedish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027227403
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 199pp
Prices: US$75.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027227411
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 199pp
Prices: NLG 150