What is Morphology? is a concise and critical introduction to the central ideas of morphology, which has been revised and expanded to include additional material on morphological productivity and the mental lexicon, experimental and computational methods, and new teaching material.
Introduces the fundamental aspects of morphology to students with minimal background in linguistics
Includes additional material on morphological productivity and the mental lexicon, and experimental and computational methods
Features new and revised exercises as well as suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter
Equips students with the skills to analyze a wide breadth of classic morphological issues through engaging examples
Uses cross-linguistic data throughout to illustrate concepts, specifically referencing Kujamaat Joola, a Senegalese language
Includes a new answer key, available for instructors online at http://www.wiley.com/go/aronoff
About the author
Mark Aronoff is Professor of Linguistics at Stony Brook University (SUNY). He is co-editor, with Janie Rees-Miller, of The Handbook of Linguistics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2001), and served as editor of the journal Language from 1995 to 2000.
Kirsten Fudeman is Professor of French at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of Vernacular Voices: Language and Identity in Medieval French Jewish Communities (2010).
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