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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.

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Title: Wortbildung der deutschen Gegenwartssprache [Word Formation in Contemporary German]
Written By: Wolfgang Fleischer
Irmhild Barz
Series Title: De Gruyter Studium

This volume provides an updated, concise, and overall complete or thorough
presentation of word formation in the German language from the 20th and the
early 21st century, incorporating the newest research in this fundamental
revision of the 2007 third edition. Several key theoretical questions have been
newly resolved, deliberations relating to recent questions have been
supplemented and current examples from journalistic and belletristic sources,
as well as, electronically available corpora have been added. More importance
has been attached to internal system references in the word formation models.
The subject and form index have been improved.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110256659
Pages: 484
Prices: Europe EURO 250.00
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783110256635
Pages: 484
Prices: Europe EURO 24.95