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Word-Formation – An International Handbook of the Languages of

Europe – Müller, Peter O., Ohnheiser, Ingeborg, Olsen, Susan, Rainer,

Franz (Eds.)

An International Handbook of the Languages of Europe

This handbook comprises an in-depth presentation of the state of the art in Handbücher zur Sprach- und
Kommunikationswissenschaft / Handbooks
word-formation. The five volumes contain 207 articles written by leading of Linguistics and Communication Science
international scholars. The XVI chapters of the handbook provide the reader, in (HSK) 40/1
both general articles and individual studies, with a wide variety of perspectives: xxii, 802 pages
word-formation as a linguistic discipline (history of science, theoretical Hardcover:
concepts), units and processes in word-formation, rules and restrictions, RRP *€ [D] 310.00 / *US$ 360.00 /
semantics and pragmatics, foreign word-formation, language planning and *GBP 282.00
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purism, historical word-formation, word-formation in language acquisition and
aphasia, word-formation and language use, tools in word-formation research. RRP *€ [D] 310.00 / *US$ 360.00 /
The final chapter comprises 74 portraits of word-formation in the individual *GBP 282.00
languages of Europe and offers an innovative perspective. These portraits afford PDF ISBN 978-3-11-024625-4
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the first overview of this kind and will prove useful for future typological
Date of Publication: March 2015
research. This handbook will provide an essential reference for both advanced
Language of Publication: English
students and researchers in word-formation and related fields within linguistics.
Levels of Linguistic Analysis  Morphology
 state of the art in word-formation Theoretical Frameworks and Disciplines 
 207 articles in XVI chapters from a wide variety of perspectives, written by Linguistics, other
leading international scholars Of interest to: Academic Libraries,
 74 portraits on word-formation in the individual languages of Europe Institutes, Scholars and Graduates
interested in Linguistics, especially Word-
Peter O. Müller, Erlangen-Nürnberg; Ingeborg Ohnheiser, Innsbruck, Austria;
Susan Olsen, Berlin; Franz Rainer, Wien, Austria.

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