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Title: Semantics
Written By: A. P. Cowie
URL: http://www.oup.com/elt/catalogue/isbn/0-19-438923-5?cc=global
Series Title: Oxford Introductions to Language Study
Description:

How do new words and new senses develop? Semantics describes the meaningful
relationships between words and explains the processes, including metaphor,
that lead to new words and senses. It describes the changes that simple
words undergo to become complex words (derivatives and compounds) and
explains the analysis of words into meaningful components.

Part of the Oxford Introductions to Language Study series. The series
provides brief, clear introductions to the main areas of language study.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0194389235
ISBN-13: 9780194389235
Pages: 130
Prices: U.K. £ 13.00