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Query:   Word Formation Units
Author:  Sascha Michel
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Morphology

Summary:   Regarding Query:

Dear all,

A few weeks ago I've asked for literature on word formation units such as
'-tainment', '-minator' and related phenomena.

I would like to thank all of you who responded, especially Phaedra Royle,
Pius ten Hacken and Martina Werner.

Below, there's a list of selected references on this topic:

Donalies, Elke (2000): ''Das Konfix - Zur Definition einer zentralen
Einheit der deutschen Wortbildung''. In: Deutsche Sprache 28, pp. 144-159.

Donalies, Elke (2007): ''Basiswissen Deutsche Wortbildung''. Tübingen und

Elsen, Hilke (2005): ''Deutsche Konfixe''. In: Deutsche Sprache 33, pp.

Elsen, Hilke/ Michel, Sascha (2007): ''Wortbildung im Sprachgebrauch.
Desiderate und Perspektiven einer etablierten Forschungsrichtung''. In:
Muttersprache 1/2007, pp. 1-16.

Michel, Sascha (2006): ''Vom 'Terminator' zum 'TORminator'. Die
Wortbildungseinheit '-minator': Strukturelle und sozio-pragmatische
Analysen''. In: Muttersprache 4/2006, pp. 289-307.

Müller, Peter O. (2000): ''Deutsche Fremdwortbildung. Probleme der Analyse
und der Kategorisierung''. In: Habermann, Mechthild/Müller, Peter
O./Naumann, Bernd (eds.): Wortschatz und Orthographie in Geschichte und
Gegenwart. Festschrift für Horst Haider Munske zum 65. Geburtstag''.
Tübingen, pp. 115-134.

Peschel, Corinna (2002): ''Zum Zusammenhang von Wortneubildung und
Textkonstitution''. Tübingen.

ten Hacken, Pius and Smyk, Dorota (2003): ''Le rôle de l'analogie et des
règles dans la formation de mots''. In: Col, Gilles/Régis, Jean-Paul
(eds.): Morphosyntaxe du lexique 2: Catégorisation et mise en discours.
Rennes, pp. 11-26.

ten Hacken, Pius (2000): ''Derivation and Compounding''. In: Booij,
Geert/Lehmann, Christian/Mugdan, Joachim (eds.): Morphologie - Morphology:
Ein Handbuch zur Flexion und Wortbildung - A Handbook on Inflection and
Word Formation. Berlin/New York, pp. 349-360.

ten Hacken, Pius (1994): ''Defining Morphology: A Principled Approach to
Determining the Boundaries of Compounding, Derivation and Inflection''.

Warren, Beatrice (1990): ''The importance of combining forms''. In:
Dressler, Wolfgang U./Luschützky, Hans C./Pfeiffer, Oskar E./Rennison, John
R. (eds.): Contemporary Morphology. Berlin/New York, pp. 111-132.

Best regards,
Sascha Michel

LL Issue: 18.896
Date Posted: 24-Mar-2007
Original Query: Read original query


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