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Author Singleton, D. M. (David Michael)
Title Language and the lexicon : an introduction / David Singleton.
Imprint London : Arnold ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
book jacket
 CL Books  P326 Sin 2000  AVAILABLE
1Introduction: the lexicon - words and more1
2Lexis and syntax17
3Lexis and morphology33
4Lexical partnerships47
5Lexis and meaning63
6Lexis, phonology and orthography85
7Lexis and language variation105
8Lexical change133
9Acquiring and processing lexis161
10Charting and imparting the lexicon193
Descrip. xii, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Language and the Lexicon provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of lexicology, introducing the reader to the lexicon by exploring the lexical aspects of a range of different areas of language: syntax, morphology, semantics, phonology, language variation, language change, language acquisition and language processing. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the book introduces the key concepts, employing examples from a wide variety of languages." "This book is ideally suited to those approaching lexicology for the first time. With its wide scope and coverage of diverse topics, it can equally serve as a first introduction to linguistics."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Lexicology.
Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
ISBN 0340731737