Visit www.benjamins.com

Introduction and acknowledgments

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.
This Chapter is currently unavailable for purchase.
Abstract

The term &#8216;word formation&#8217; is ambiguous in modern linguistics. In one usage of the term, it is equivalent to &#8216;morphology&#8217; and refers to matters such as affixation and reduplication as used in the creation of words. In the more widely accepted sense of the term, word formation refers to the creation of new lexemes in a given language. Thus it specifically excludes inflectional morphology, such as that which makes <i>manages</i> and <i>managed </i>from the base <i>manage</i>. At the same time, it may include things that are only marginally considered to be morphology, or that may be excluded from morphology. (L. Bauer 2006: 632, emphasis in the original)

References

/content/books/9789027269669-01dan
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address