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English Words: Structure, History, Usage – Francis Katamba – Google Books
Assuming no prior knowledge of emglish, the book covers a wide range of topics, including the structure of words, the meaning of words, how their spelling relates engllsh pronunciation, how new words are manufactured or imported from other languages, and how the meaning of words changes with the passage of time. Chapter The syllable in Luganda phonology and morphology.
The approach to the study of words is descriptive rather than theoretical. It also investigates how the mind deals with words by highlighting the amazing intellectual feat performed routinely when the right word is retrieved from the mental dictionary.
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English Words Francis Katamba Limited preview – My library Help Advanced Book Search. It looks at the structure of words, their meaning, spelling and pronunciation, how new words are manufactured or imported, and how the meaning of words change with time.
English Language and Linguistics. Rhingo Jr rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Morphological constituency and prosody. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Francis is Professor of Linguistics within the Department. Other editions – View all English Words: Mouton de Gruyter p. Putri Jona rated it it was amazing Oct 05, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Contents What is a word? Farel Olva marked it as to-read Oct 31, Close encounters of a morphemic kind.
Words are all around us – we use them every day to communicate our joys, fears, hopes, opinions, wishes and demands – but we don’t often think about them too deeply Studying the English language. But don’t be fooled And how do we know what it means?
English Words – Francis Katamba – Google Books
His research interests are in the areas of English phonology and morphology, morphological theory, phonological theory, and African linguistics. Book Studying the English language. Dias Tesoura marked it as to-read Apr 12, Franfis Willy rated it really liked it Apr 17, Why vowel letters pinch like ill-fitting shoes 9.
British contributions to morphology.
Key to symbols used. Refresh and try ejglish. Giegerich Lexical strata in English: Mouton de Gruyter, written with Larry Hyman, ; ‘Bantu nominal morphology’. John Benjamins p. Alipio rated it it was amazing Jul 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. English words 2nd ed. Trivia About English Words.
Routledge, ; Morphology with John Stonham, London: Preface to the first edition. In this highly accessible introduction to English words, the reader will discover what the study of words can tell them about the extraordinary richness and complexity of our daily vocabulary and about the nature of language in general. Icha marked it as to-read Sep 05, How francid we find the right word for the job?
Curzon Press, ; ‘Phonetically motivated word-formation’. Journal article English morphology. So relaxed is his style that English Words often reads like engljsh leisurely chat with an old friend. His recent articles include ‘The word in Luganda’.
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Mwl Peter marked it as to-read Apr 17, Words are all around us – we use them every day to communicate our joys, fears, hopes, opinions, wishes and demands – but we don’t often think about them too deeply. Encyclopaedia of language and linguistics.
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