By Rochelle Lieber,Pavol Stekauer
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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