What is Morphology

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Wiley, Aug 20, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 312 pages
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What is Morphology? is a concise and critical introductionto the central ideas of morphology, which has been revised andexpanded to include additional material on morphologicalproductivity and the mental lexicon, experimental and computationalmethods, and new teaching material.
  • Introduces the fundamental aspects of morphology to studentswith minimal background in linguistics
  • Includes additional material on morphological productivity andthe mental lexicon, and experimental and computational methods
  • Features new and revised exercises as well as suggestions forfurther reading at the end of each chapter
  • Equips students with the skills to analyze a wide breadth ofclassic morphological issues through engaging examples
  • Uses cross-linguistic data throughout to illustrate concepts,specifically referencing Kujamaat Joola, a Senegalese language
  • Includes a new answer key, available for instructors online atahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/aronoff"http://www.wiley.com/go/aronoff/a

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About the author (2010)

Mark Aronoff isProfessor of Linguistics at Stony Brook University (SUNY). He isco-editor, with Janie Rees-Miller, of The Handbook ofLinguistics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2001), and served as editor ofthe journal Language from 1995 to 2000.

Kirsten Fudemanis Professor of French at the University of Pittsburgh. She is theauthor of Vernacular Voices: Language and Identity in MedievalFrench Jewish Communities (2010).

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