The Morphology of Dutch
By (author) Geert Booij
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Morphology of Dutch by Geert Booij
Book DescriptionThis book provides the first fully-fledged description of the morphological system of Dutch written in English. Inflection, derivation, and compounding are each discussed in separate chapters, following a short exposition of the theoretical framework of the book. The interaction of morphology with phonology and with syntax is dealt with subsequently. The chapters also provide access to more detailed studies of Dutch that have appeared in the international literature. This book shows that the morphology of Dutch poses many interesting descriptive and theoretical challenges, and that its detailed analysis can contribute to ongoing theoretical discussions on the nature of word formation processes, the relation between syntagmatic and paradigmatic structure, rule-base versus constraint-based grammar, and the interface between morphology, phonology, syntax, and semantics. The book will be of relevance to students of Germanic languages, general linguists, typologists, computational linguists, and psycholinguists.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198299806
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 6-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Geert Booij
Grammar of Words, Paperback (September 2012)
Geert Booij's popular textbook has been revised and updated. It covers every aspect of morphological theory and the analysis of words, examines the relation between morphology and other modules of grammar, and is the only introductory text to explore the role of morphology in language processing and change.
Morphosyntactic Change, Paperback (June 2012)
This book explains how particle verbs fit into the grammatical systems of English and Dutch.
Construction Morphology, Hardback (September 2010)
This book shows how complex words can be analysed as constructions, as pairings of forms and meanings. It advances work on the architecture of grammar, the morphology-syntax interface, the characteristics of the lexicon, and the analysis of grammaticalization. It is an important work for morphology in particular and linguistic theory in general.
Morphology of Dutch, Hardback (December 2001)» View all books by Geert Booij
Booij makes accessible to the general linguist the work he and his colleagues have been doing on Dutch morphology for 25 years, offering a blend of descriptive detail and theoretical insight to provide a clear and readable overview of the facts, whilst at the same time succinctly pinpointing phenomena which are of particular theoretical importance.
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Author Biography - Geert Booij
Geert Booij is Professor of General Linguistics at Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts. He was previously Associate Professor in Dutch Linguistics at the University of Amsterdam. He has been a member of the National Research Council for Humanities since 1997, and is the founder and editor of the Yearbook of Morphology (Kluwer).
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