Extra-grammatical Morphology in English

Extra-grammatical Morphology in English

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Extra-grammatical morphology is a hitherto neglected area of research, highly marginalised because of its irregularity and unpredictability. Yet many neologisms in English are formed by means of extra-grammatical mechanisms, such as abbreviation, blending and reduplication, which therefore deserve both greater attention and more systematic study. This book analyses such phenomena.... while in acronyms the minimum number is threea€ (Frequently Asked Questions a€”agt; FAQ) (Conti and Mattiello 2008: 568). ... The type with two syllables from the source word is less common: exam(ination), legit(imate), matric(ulation), anbsp;...

Title:Extra-grammatical Morphology in English
Author:Elisa Mattiello
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2013-01-30


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