By Igor Mel'cuk,David Beck
The ebook is devoted to linguistic morphology andit includes a cartoon of an entire morphological conception, situated round a dialogue offundamental strategies suchas morph vs. morpheme, inflectional type, voice, grammatical case, contract vs. govt, suppletion, relationships among linguistic symptoms, etc.: the most popular matters in glossy linguistics!
The e-book introduces rigorous and transparent ideas essential to describe morphological phenomena of traditional languages. between different issues, it bargains logical calculi of attainable grammemes in a given classification. The presentation is constructed in a typological standpoint, in order that linguistic facts from a wide number of languages are defined and analyzed (about a hundred typologically very diversified languages).
The major process is deductive: the ideas proposed in Aspects of the speculation of Morphology are according to a small set of indefinibilia and every notion is outlined when it comes to those indefinibilia and/or different options outlined formerly; hence, logical calculi may be built (similar to Mendeleev's Periodical desk of parts in chemistry). Then the idea that is utilized to the particular linguistic info to illustrate its validity and advantages.
Thus, Aspects of the speculation of Morphology combines metalinguistic pastime (a process of suggestions for morphology) with typological and descriptive orientation. It reaches out to all scholars of language, together with the border fields and applications.
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