By Rochelle Lieber,Pavol Stekauer

The Oxford guide of Derivational Morphology is meant as a better half quantity to The Oxford instruction manual of Compounding (OUP 2009) Written by means of individual students, its forty-one chapters objective to supply a entire and thorough evaluation of the learn of derivational morphology.

The guide starts with an summary and a attention of definitional issues, distinguishing derivation from inflection at the one hand and compounding at the different. From a proper standpoint, the guide treats affixation (prefixation, suffixation, infixation, circumfixation, etc.), conversion, reduplication, root and trend and different templatic procedures, in addition to prosodic and subtractive technique of forming new phrases. From a semantic standpoint, it seems on the tactics that
form a number of forms of adjectives, adverbs, nouns, and verbs, in addition to evaluatives and the rarer approaches that shape functionality phrases. The publication additionally surveys derivation in fifteen language households which are greatly dispersed by way of either geographical position and typological characteristics.

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