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Title: Making New Words
Subtitle: Morphological Derivation in English
Written By: R. M. W. Dixon
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780198712367.do
Description:

This book provides a detailed study of around 200 English prefixes and suffixes. Each affix is discussed in detail, with information on its origin, phonological form, stress placement, semantic range, and the roots it can be attached to. It will be a valuable text for those studying English language and linguistics from undergraduate level upwards.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Semantics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780198712367
Pages: 472
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780198712374
Pages: 472
Prices: U.K. £ 30