By Peter O. Müller

This instruction manual includes an in-depth presentation of the cutting-edge in word-formation. The 5 volumes include 207 articles written through prime foreign students. The XVI chapters of the guide give you the reader, in either common articles and person reviews, with a wide selection of views: word-formation as a linguistic self-discipline (history of technology, theoretical concepts), devices and strategies in word-formation, ideas and regulations, semantics and pragmatics, overseas word-formation, language making plans and purism, old word-formation, word-formation in language acquisition and aphasia, word-formation and language use, instruments in word-formation examine. the ultimate bankruptcy contains seventy four pictures of word-formation within the person languages of Europe and gives an cutting edge standpoint. those images have enough money the 1st evaluation of this sort and may turn out invaluable for destiny typological study. This instruction manual will offer a necessary reference for either complex scholars and researchers in word-formation and similar fields inside of linguistics.

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2. 3. 4. The lexical approach 4. Conclusions 5. References 32. Linking elements in Germanic Abstract 1. Introduction 2. 1. 1. 2. 2. 1. 2. 3. “Common” functions of linking elements in German 3. 1. 2. 1. 2. Other linking elements 4. Conclusions 5. References 33. Synthetic compounds in German Abstract 1. Introduction 2. The term “synthetic compound” and its German equivalent“Zusammenbildung” 3. Classification 4. 1. 2. 3. Noun-based synthetic compounds 5. Synthetic compounds in other languages 6. References 34.

4. The role of word classes and subclasses 8. References 16. Derivation Abstract 1. Introduction 2. 1. 2. Morphological devices realizing derivation 3. 1. 2. 3. 4. The internal structure of derived words 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. Evaluative morphology 5. References 17. Conversion Abstract 1. Introduction 2. Background 3. Conversion as word-class change plus formal identity 4. 1. 2. Stem-based conversion 5. Conversion without word-class change, but with formal identity 6. Conversion in European languages 7.

5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Denominal derivatives 3. 1. Popular vs. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Denominal derivatives 4. Conclusions Acknowledgements 5. References I. Word-formation as a linguistic discipline 1. The scope of word-formation research Abstract The first article of this volume presents an introductory survey of the scope of word-formation research. It defines and demarcates the subject-matter of word-formation and explains the basic notions related to the internal structures of complex lexemes and the cross-linguistically important word-formation patterns.

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