Derivational morphology: An integrative perspective on some fundamental questions [chapter]

Ingo Plag, Laura Winther Balling
2020 Word Knowledge and Word Usage  
This chapter tries to answer some central questions in the study of derivational morphology: What are the units of analysis? What are the mechanisms that underlie the creation, as well as the syntagmatic and paradigmatic relationships, of derived words? For each of these questions we discuss a wide variety of approaches in different subdisciplines of linguistics (phonetic, theoretical-linguistic, psycholinguistic, neurolinguistic and computational-linguistic), and see what evidence the diverse
more » ... idence the diverse approaches have brought forward to support their ideas.
doi:10.1515/9783110440577-008 fatcat:f3wvrhhdxfewrix6fx6vla5vzy