Introducing Morphology

Rochelle Lieber

  • Bindwijze: Paperback
  • Taal: Engels
  • Categorie: Taal
  • Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9781107480155
Introducing Morphology
Druk:2nd Revised edition
Verschijningsdatum:september 2015
Afmetingen:Afmeting: 24,7 x 17,4 x 1,6 cm
Aantal pagina's:256 pagina's
Auteur:Rochelle Lieber
Auteur:Rochelle Lieber


Morphology is the study of how words are put together. A lively introduction to the subject, this textbook is intended for undergraduates with relatively little background in linguistics. Providing data from a wide variety of languages, it includes hands-on activities such as 'challenge' boxes, designed to encourage students to gather their own data and analyze it, work with data on websites, perform simple experiments, and discuss topics with each other. There is also an extensive introduction to the terms and concepts necessary for analyzing words. Unlike other textbooks it anticipates the question 'is it a real word?' and tackles it head on by looking at the distinction between dictionaries and the mental lexicon. This second edition has been thoroughly updated, including new examples and exercises as well as a detailed introduction to using linguistic corpora to find and analyze morphological data.