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Author Mattiello, Elisa
Title Extra-grammatical morphology in English : abbreviations, blends, reduplicatives, and related phenomena / by Elisa Mattiello
Imprint Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, [2013]
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  PE1171 .M28 2013    AVAILABLE    30630020057426
Descript ix, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Topics in English linguistics, 1434-3452 ; 82
Topics in English linguistics ; 82
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction. Data; Lexical status of items ; Key references ; Organisation of the work -- The theoretical framework. Extra-grammatical formations in generative morphology ; Extra-grammatical formations in naturalness theory; Natural morphology; Natural phonology ; Extra-grammatical morphology; Extra-grammatical vs. expressive morphology; Extra-grammatical vs. marginal morphology; Extra-grammatical vs. grammatical morphology; Grammaticality and regularity of extra-grammatical morphology; Extra-grammaticality and language change; Fundamental notions; Definition and properties of extra-grammatical morphology -- Abbreviations. Definition, delimitation, and classification; Definition of clipping; Delimitation : clipping vs. other processes; Classification and structure of clippings; Definition of acronyms and initialisms; Delimitation : acronyms and initialisms vs. other processes; Classification of acronyms and initialisms; Acronyms and initialisms : further remarks ; Abbreviations as extra-grammatical phenomena; Irregularities in abbreviations; Regularities in abbreviations; Predictability in abbreviations; Criteria of well-formedness -- Blends. Definition, delimitation, and classification; Definition and main features; Delimitation : Blending vs. other processes; Classification and structure of blends; Blends : further remarks ; Blending as an extra-grammatical phenomenon; Irregularities in blends; Regularities in blends; Predictability in blends; Criteria of well-formedness -- Reduplicatives. Definition, delimitation, and classification; Definition; Delimitation : reduplication vs. other processes; Classification and structure of reduplicatives ; Reduplication as an extra-grammatical phenomenon; Irregularities in reduplicatives; Regularities in reduplicatives; Predictability in reduplicatives; Criteria of well-formedness -- Minor phenomena. Back-formation : definition, delimitation, and classification; Definition; Delimitation : back-formation vs. other processes; Classification and structure of back-formed words ; Back-formation as an extra-grammatical phenomenon; Irregularities in back-formation; Regularities in back-formation; Predictability in back-formation; Criteria of well-formedness ; Infixation : definition, delimitation, and classification; Definition; Delimitation : infixation vs. other processes; Classification of infixes ; Infixation as an extra-grammatical phenomenon; Irregularities in infixation; Regularities in infixation; Predictability in infixation; Criteria of well-formedness ; Phonaesthemes : definition, delimitation, and classification; Definition; Delimitation : Phonaesthemes vs. other morpho(no)logical concepts; Classification of phonaesthemes ; Phonaesthemes as an extra-grammatical phenomenon; Irregularities in phonaesthemes; Criteria for identification -- Extra-grammatical formations in use. Principles of contextual suitability ; Typical contexts and domains ; Contextualising extra-grammatical phenomena; Clippings; Acronyms and initialisms; Blends; Reduplicatives; Back-formation, infixation, and phonaesthemes -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References. Sources for data -- Lexical index -- Subject index
Subject English language -- Morphology
English language -- Word formation
English language -- Reduplication
English language -- Suffixes and prefixes
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Morphology
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