Angela Ralli's Compounding in Modern Greek: 2 (Studies in Morphology) PDF

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 sleek Greek rises to the problem with a meticulous therapy of its various, problematic compounds, a learn as grounded in concept because it is wealthy in facts. improving our wisdom of compounding and word-formation ordinarily, its extraordinary scope is a priceless version for linguists, fairly morphologists, and provides insights for college kids of syntax, phonology, dialectology and typology, between others.

The writer examines first-tier topics akin to the order and relatives of parts, headedness, exocentricity, and theta-role saturation. She exhibits how glossy Greek compounding pertains to derivation and inflection, and charts the limits among compounds and words. Exploring dialectically variation compounds, and determining old alterations, the research extends to equally shaped compounds in totally unrelated languages.

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