Analogy In Word-formation: A Study Of English Neologisms And Occasionalisms

Analogy In Word-formation: A Study Of English Neologisms And Occasionalisms
by Elisa Mattiello / / / PDF, EPUB


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This book fills a gap in lexical morphology, especially with reference to analogy in English word-formation. Many studies have focused their interest on the role played by analogy within English inflectional morphology. However, the analogical mechanism also deserves investigation on account of its relevance to neology in English. This volume provides in-depth qualitative analyses and stimulating quantitative findings in this realm.

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