Competing Patterns in English Affixation

Competing Patterns in English AffixationJuan Santana & Salvador Valera (eds.)

This is a collection of research papers on competition in English affixation. It combines methodological chapters with descriptive chapters and incorporates both contributions by renowned international authors and also by younger researchers. The book presents diachronic and synchronic research both onomasiological and semasiological. The first three chapters review the literature and provide the theoretical framework for the experimental description of the remaining chapters.


Ed.: Peter Lang

Year: 2018

Pages: 253

ISBN: 9783034327015

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