Beyond Morphology: Interface Conditions on Word Formation

Paperback | March 9, 2005

byPeter Ackema, Ad Neeleman

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The phenomena discussed by the authors range from synthetic compounding in English to agreement alternations in Arabic and complementizer agreement in dialects of Dutch. Their exposition combines insights from lexicalism and distributed morphology, and is expressed in terms accessible toscholars and advanced students. - unique exploration of interfaces of morphology with syntax and phonology - wide empirical scope with many new observations - theoretically innovative and important - accessible to students with chapters designed for use in teaching

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The phenomena discussed by the authors range from synthetic compounding in English to agreement alternations in Arabic and complementizer agreement in dialects of Dutch. Their exposition combines insights from lexicalism and distributed morphology, and is expressed in terms accessible toscholars and advanced students. - unique explor...

Peter Ackema is lecturer in Dutch Linguistics at the University of Nijmegen. He has worked extensively on issues regarding the morphology-syntax interface, on which he has published a book (Issues in Morphosyntax, 1999) as well as numerous articles. he has also published on a wide range of syntax-internal and morphology-internal topic...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:March 9, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Acknowledgements1. Morphology and Modularity2. Arguments for Word Syntax3. Competition Between Syntax and Morphology4. Generalized Insertion5. Distributed Selection6. Context-Sensitive Spell-Out and Adjacency7. PF Feature CheckingReferencesIndex

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"well thought through, carefully executed...should prove a worthwhile read for anyone interested in morphology...breadth of the data covered is impressive...new perspectives, new ways of thinking." The Linguist