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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: Das Deutsche als kompositionsfreudige Sprache [German as a Strongly Compositional Language]
Subtitle: Strukturelle Eigenschaften und systembezogene Aspekte
Edited By: Livio Gaeta
Barbara Schlücker
Series Title: De Gruyter Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 46

In German, composition is an especially productive pattern of word formation.
This volume fills a gap by providing a comprehensive description and
discussion of composition in German in the context of current research. Here it
devotes special attention to current possibilities and issues of methodological

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110278439
Pages: 241
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110278323
Pages: 241
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95