Compounding in Modern Greek: 2 (Studies in Morphology) by Angela Ralli

By Angela Ralli

one of many center demanding situations in linguistics is elucidating compounds—their formation in addition to the explanations their constitution varies among languages. This booklet on glossy Greek rises to the problem with a meticulous remedy of its various, complicated compounds, a learn as grounded in conception because it is wealthy in info. improving our wisdom of compounding and word-formation generally, its unparalleled scope is a necessary version for linguists, relatively morphologists, and gives insights for college students of syntax, phonology, dialectology and typology, between others.

The writer examines first-tier issues similar to the order and family members of parts, headedness, exocentricity, and theta-role saturation. She indicates how sleek Greek compounding pertains to derivation and inflection, and charts the limits among compounds and words. Exploring dialectically variation compounds, and settling on historic alterations, the research extends to equally shaped compounds in absolutely unrelated languages.

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