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.
Das Deutsche als kompositionsfreudige Sprache [German as a Strongly Compositional Language]
Strukturelle Eigenschaften und systembezogene Aspekte
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 investigation.