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Title: Morphological Analysis in Comparison
Edited By: Wolfgang U. Dressler
Markus Alexander Pöchtrager
Oskar E. Pfeiffer
John R. Rennison
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 201

This volume consists of selected and revised papers from the Seventh International Morphology Meeting, held in 1996 in Vienna. It presents advances in morphological theorizing, such as the foundations of sign-based morphology, the morphology-syntax interface, the boundaries between compounding and derivation, derivation and inflection, and the emergence of morphology from premorphological precursors in early first-language acquisition. The contributions deal with morphological analyses in various fields of the ever-widening domain of morphology and its relevance to the lexicon. The comparative aspect is reflected in the above-mentioned areas, and through the variety of languages investigated: Indo-European and non-Indo-European languages of Europe, and Asian, African and American languages. This breadth allows valuable insights into current problems of morphological research in America, Western and Eastern Europe.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556199791
ISBN-13: 9781556199790
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