The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology by Geert BooijThe Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology by Geert Booij

The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology

byGeert Booij

Paperback | September 20, 2012

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Geert Booij's popular textbook on the structure of words has been revised and updated in a third edition. The book covers every aspect of morphological theory and the analysis of words. It is the only introductory text to explore the role of morphology in language processing and languagechange, and also deals with the relation between morphology and other modules of grammar. The book includes a full glossary and exercises with answers. * revised and updated* with a glossary of terms* exercises and suggestions for further reading* the clearest and most readable text on the market
Geert Booij is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Leiden, the author of The Morphology of Dutch (2002) and Construction Morphology (2010), both published at Oxford University Press, and founder and editor of the journal Morphology.
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Title:The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic MorphologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:September 20, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199691835

ISBN - 13:9780199691838

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Table of Contents

Part I: What is Linguistic Morphology1. Morphology: basic notions2. Morphological AnalysisPart II: Word-formation3. Derivation4. CompoundingPart III: Inflection5. Inflection6. Inflectional Systemspart IV: Interfaces7. The Interface Between Morphology and Phonology8. Morphology and Syntax: demarcation and interaction9. Morphology and SemanticsPart V: Morphology and Mind10. Morphology and Psycholinguistics11. Morphology and Language ChangePart IV: Conclusions12. The Word as a Linguistic UnitAnswers to questionsGlossary of termsReferencesLanguage indexIndex of terms

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'This is a solid work, which nevertheless moves along at a brisk pace and points at many further issues that could be fruitfully studied in follow-up work...we can thoroughly recommend this work." --The Year's Work in English Studies