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Description - Lexical Relatedness by Andrew Spencer

Andrew Spencer argues that inflection and derivation cannot be properly distinguished and that conventional approaches to morphology are fatally flawed. He uses intermediate types of lexical relatedness in a variety of languages (including Slavic, Australian, Germanic, and Romance) to develop an enriched and morphologically-informed model of the lexical entry. He then uses this to build the foundations for a model of lexical relatedness that is consistent with
paradigm-based models. This profound and stimulating book will interest morphologists, lexicographers, and theoretical linguists more generally.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199679928
ISBN-10: 0199679924
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 162mm x 35mm)
Pages: 474
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrew Spencer

Andrew Spencer is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Essex. His publications include The Handbook of Morphology, (1998, co-edited with Arnold Zwicky), Phonology: Description and Analysis (1996), and Morphological Theory (1991), all published by Wiley-Blackwell. He is also the co-author of Clitics: An Introduction (2012), with Ana Luis, published by Cambridge University Press.

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