By Martin Haspelmath, Andrea Sims
This new version of Understanding Morphology has been absolutely revised according to the most recent study. It now comprises 'big photo' inquiries to spotlight principal topics in morphology, in addition to learn workouts for every chapter.
Understanding Morphology offers an creation to the research of observe constitution that starts off on the very starting. Assuming no wisdom of the sector of morphology at the a part of the reader, the e-book provides a vast variety of morphological phenomena from a wide selection of languages. beginning with the middle components of inflection and derivation, the publication offers the interfaces among morphology and syntax and among morphology and phonology. The synchronic examine of be aware constitution is roofed, as are the phenomena of diachronic switch, corresponding to analogy and grammaticalization.
Theories are provided essentially in obtainable language with the most goal of laying off mild at the info, instead of as a aim in themselves. The authors always draw at the top learn to be had, therefore using and discussing either functionalist and generative theoretical approaches.
Each bankruptcy encompasses a precis, feedback for additional interpreting, and exercises. As such this is often the proper e-book for either starting scholars of linguistics, or somebody in a comparable self-discipline searching for a primary advent to morphology.
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