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A review of The Handbook of Compounding
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Linguistics, General Linguistics.
2010 (English)In: linguist list, ISSN 1068 - 4875Article, book review (Other academic) Published
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The Oxford Handbook of Compounding has the intention of being a resource forscholars working on compounds and also a starting point for the non-initiated.The book contains a short presentation of the contributors, 34 chapters dividedin 2 parts, references and an index. The first part deals with compounds from atheoretical point of view. The 16 chapters in this part concentrate on howcompounds are treated in various theoretical frameworks, from a synchronic,diachronic, psycholinguistic and developmental perspective. The second part hasa typological approach and contains chapters on 17 different languages fromvarious language families. This is, according to the editors, the largest numberof languages compiled on the topic

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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-42779OAI: diva2:351436
Available from: 2010-09-14 Created: 2010-09-14 Last updated: 2012-12-05Bibliographically approved

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