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Title: Extragrammatical and Marginal Morphology
Subtitle: Papers from the Workshop held in Vienna, 15 February 1996
Edited By: Ursula Doleschal
Anna Maria Thornton
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 12
Description:

This volume is a collection of papers presented at a workshop on
"Extragrammatical and Marginal Morphology" held in Vienna in February 1996.
It brings together authors from different theoretical backgrounds, spanning
from Natural Morphology to lexicography and OT. The topics addressed
include, besides a general introduction to the concepts of extragrammatical
and marginal morphology, a close-up study of phenomena such as blends, the
make-up of trade names in different languages, and the morphological
structure of toponyms.

Contents: Wolfgang U. Dressler: Extragrammatical vs. marginal morphology;
Bernard Fradin: Combining forms, blends and related phenomena; Outi Bat-El:
The grammaticality of "extragrammatical" morphology; Elke
Ronneberger-Sibold: Creative competence at work: the creation of partial
motivation in German trade names; Anna M. Thornton: On -ex and -tex;
Damaris NĂ¼bling: The semiotic and morphological structure of German
toponyms. Different strategies for indicating propriality.

2nd printing 2007.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Morphology
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3895865907
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Pages: 220
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