The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology (Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics)

The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology (Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics)


Geert Booij's renowned textbook examines how phrases are shaped, compounded, and inflected in several languages. It exhibits how, while, and why to take advantage of equipment of morphological research and explains how morphology pertains to syntax, phonology, and semantics. the writer considers the common features of morphology and the way those are mirrored within the workings of brain. The revised version has been revised and up to date all through; it has an entire thesaurus and a brand new bankruptcy at the field's such a lot infamous challenge: the prestige of the word.

'The Grammar of phrases by way of Geert Booij covers a vast diversity of subject matters from structural inquiries to psycholinguistic matters and difficulties of language switch. This advent to morphology is thorough and available and, like different works by way of this well known writer, specially powerful at displaying the importance of empirical proof for theoretical reasoning.' Ingo Plag, collage of Siegen

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