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Title: The Grammar of Words
Subtitle: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology, 2nd edition
Written By: Geert Booij
Series Title: Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

Geert Booij's popular textbook on the internal structure of words has been
revised and updated. It includes a new chapter on the field's most
notorious problem: the status of the word. It also has a full glossary of
terms. The book covers every aspect of theory and the practical analysis of
words and is the only introductory text to explore the role of morphology
in processes of linguistic change and in the operations in the mind.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199226245
ISBN-13: 9780199226245
Pages: 360
Prices: U.K. £ 16.99
U.S. $ 31.95