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Title: Extra-grammatical Morphology in English
Subtitle: Abbreviations, Blends, Reduplicatives, and Related Phenomena
Written By: Elisa Mattiello
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/184843?format=G
Series Title: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] 82
Description:

Extra-grammatical morphology is a hitherto neglected area of research, highly marginalised because of its irregularity and unpredictability. Yet many neologisms in English are formed by means of extra-grammatical mechanisms, such as abbreviation, blending and reduplication, which therefore deserve both greater attention and more systematic study. This book analyses such phenomena.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110293869
Pages: 340
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110295399
Pages: 340
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95