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The Hierarchical Structure of Compound and Derived Words

Essay 2017 8 Pages

English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics

Summary

This paper is about the hierarchical structure of words in English language. It deals with the ways of analyzing word structures and morphological trees.

The hierarchical structure of words suggests the division of compound and derived words into their basic constituents. The hierarchical structure is obvious in compound words more than in derived words.

So, in this article, the author will be dealing with the hierarchical structure of compound words first and then of the derived words.

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Pages
8
Year
2017
ISBN (eBook)
9783668542822
ISBN (Book)
9783668542839
File size
1004 KB
Language
English
Catalog Number
v376875
Institution / College
Thi-Qar University – College of Education for Humanities
Grade
100
Tags
Morphology Word structure Tree diagrams X-bar X-bar syntax Compound words derivation Morpheme Tree representation hierarchical analysis head-dependent words

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