The Oxford Handbook of Derivational Morphology
Rochelle Lieber, Pavol Stekauer
OUP Oxford, Sep 25, 2014 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 768 pages
The Oxford Handbook of Derivational Morphology is intended as a companion volume to The Oxford Handbook of Compounding (OUP 2009) Written by distinguished scholars, its 41 chapters aim to provide a comprehensive and thorough overview of the study of derivational morphology. The handbook begins with an overview and a consideration of definitional matters, distinguishing derivation from inflection on the one hand and compounding on the other. From a formal perspective, the handbook treats affixation (prefixation, suffixation, infixation, circumfixation, etc.), conversion, reduplication, root and pattern and other templatic processes, as well as prosodic and subtractive means of forming new words. From a semantic perspective, it looks at the processes that form various types of adjectives, adverbs, nouns, and verbs, as well as evaluatives and the rarer processes that form function words. The book also surveys derivation in fifteen language families that are widely dispersed in terms of both geographical location and typological characteristics.
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adjectival adjectives adverbs affixes Afroasiatic Afroasiatic languages agent argument Aronoff attach Baayen Bahnaric base Bauer Booij causative Chadic Chadic languages chapter cognitive complex words compounds consonant construction conversion cross-linguistic denominal denoting derivational morphology derivational paradigm derivational processes derivational suffixes derive nouns derived words diminutive discussion distinction English evaluative morphology example expressed feature frequent function words grammar grammaticalization hypocoristic ideophone inchoative infixation inflection and derivation inflectional paradigm instrument intransitive involving Katuic language family lexemes lexical lexical categories lexicon Lieber Linguistics marker marking meaning Mon-Khmer languages morpheme Nilo-Saharan nominal non-concatenative occur onomasiological Pama-Nyungan languages participle pattern phonological Plag plural polysemy postbases predictable prefix productive properties reduplication result root Section semantic speakers Štekauer structure suffix suppletive syllable syntactic syntax templatic theory Tibetan transitive typically typological University Press Văn verb stem verbal derivation vowel Warlpiri Wichi word formation word-class