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Historical Change and English Word-Formation

Recent Vocabulary


Garland Cannon

Contents: Word-formation in modern English, organized in twenty-one categories within the four taxonomic divisions of shifts, borrowings, shortenings, and additions - The state of current English word-formation and its implications for lexical theory and change - Academic level is probably advanced undergraduate and graduate - The book is unique in terms of current English word-formation and change, while complementing the general works of Hans Marchand and Laurie Bauer.