What is Morphology

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Wiley, Oct 25, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 280 pages
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What is Morphology? is a concise and critical introduction to the central ideas of morphology that equips readers with the skills to analyze a wealth of classic morphological issues.

  • Provides a concise and critical introduction to the central ideas and perennial problems of morphology.
  • Familiarizes the reader with the importance of morphology as a subject of research.
  • Equips students with the skills to analyze a breadth of classic morphological issues through engaging narration and by direct example.
  • Includes detailed discussion of the complex morphology of one West African language, Kujamaat Joola.
  • features useful exercises at the end of each chapter.

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Mark Aronoff is Professor and Chair of Linguistics at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, and served as editor of the journal Language from 1995 to 2000. He is co-editor, with Janie Rees-Miller, of The Handbook of Linguistics (Blackwell 2001).


Kirsten Fudeman is Professor of Linguistics and French at Ithaca College, and has published articles on morphology, syntax, and historical Romance linguistics.

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