English Compounds and their Spelling

An original study of the formation of compounds, and what syntactic, structural and semantic criteria determine their spelling and usage. Les mer
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An original study of the formation of compounds, and what syntactic, structural and semantic criteria determine their spelling and usage.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction; Part I. Theoretical Background: 2. Delimitating the compound concept; 3. The normative background; Part II. Empirical Study of English Compound Spelling: 4. Material and method; 5. Potential determinants of English compound spelling; Part III. Modelling English Compound Spelling: 6. Compound spelling heuristics; 7. Modelling English compound spelling; 8. Summary and conclusion.

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Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer is a senior lecturer in English linguistics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen. She has published widely on many diverse topics. Her books include Consociation and Dissociation: An Empirical Study of Word-Family Integration in English and German (2008), Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English Volume 16: Can We Predict Linguistic Change? (2015) and Variational Text Linguistics: Revisiting Register in English (2016).