LINGUIST List 25.3368

Mon Aug 25 2014

Books: Making New Words: Dixon

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Date: 11-Aug-2014
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Subject: Making New Words: Dixon
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Title: Making New Words
Subtitle: Morphological Derivation in English
Published: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author: R. M. W. Dixon
Hardback: ISBN: 9780198712367 Pages: 472 Price: U.K. £ 65
Paperback: ISBN: 9780198712374 Pages: 472 Price: U.K. £ 30

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.

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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