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Network Morphology: A Defaults-based Theory of Word Structure

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Network Morphology: A Defaults-based Theory of Word Structure - Brown, Dunstan, and Hippisley, Andrew
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Morphology is particularly challenging, because it is pervaded by irregularity and idiosyncrasy. This book is a study of word structure using a specific theoretical framework known as 'Network Morphology'. It describes the systems of rules which determine the structure of words by construing irregularity as a matter of degree, using examples from a diverse range of languages and phenomena to illustrate. Many languages share common word building strategies and many diverge in interesting ways. These strategies can be ...

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Network Morphology: A Defaults-based Theory of Word Structure 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107005747

Hardcover