An Introduction to English Morphology: Words and Their Structure (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language)

3.86 avg rating
( 44 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780748613267: An Introduction to English Morphology: Words and Their Structure (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language)

What exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implications of these different approaches to words in English. He explains the various ways in which words are related to one another, and shows how the history of the English language has affected word structure.Topics include: words, sentences and dictionaries; a word and its parts (roots and affixes); a word and its forms (inflection); a word and its relatives (derivation); compound words; word structure; productivity; and the historical sources of English word formation.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:


Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy is Tutor of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Review:

The author has managed to make the material both clear and challenging; exercises and recommended reading for each chapter help to achieve this. The author has managed to make the material both clear and challenging; exercises and recommended reading for each chapter help to achieve this.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 29.95
US$ 18.39

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
Published by EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom (2002)
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. What exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implications of these different approaches to words in English. He explains the various ways in which words are related to one another, and shows how the history of the English language has affected word structure. Topics include: words, sentences and dictionaries; a word and its parts (roots and affixes); a word and its forms (inflection); a word and its relatives (derivation); compound words; word structure; productivity; and the historical sources of English word formation. Features: * presupposes no linguistic training * aimed at students of English (literature or language) and also provides a sound basis for further linguistic study * contains ample exercise material, with answers and discussion, which can serve as models for further exercises. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780748613267

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
Published by EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom (2002)
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. What exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implications of these different approaches to words in English. He explains the various ways in which words are related to one another, and shows how the history of the English language has affected word structure. Topics include: words, sentences and dictionaries; a word and its parts (roots and affixes); a word and its forms (inflection); a word and its relatives (derivation); compound words; word structure; productivity; and the historical sources of English word formation. Features: * presupposes no linguistic training * aimed at students of English (literature or language) and also provides a sound basis for further linguistic study * contains ample exercise material, with answers and discussion, which can serve as models for further exercises. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780748613267

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Andrew Carstairs-McCar
Published by Edinburgh University Press 2001-11-21 (2001)
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Quantity Available: 4
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Edinburgh University Press 2001-11-21, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-BER-00136881

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.86
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
Published by Edinburgh University Press 2001-11-21 (2001)
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Edinburgh University Press 2001-11-21, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # NU-GRD-02821904

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.86
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
Published by Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0748613269

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0748613269. Bookseller Inventory # ST0748613269

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
Published by Edinburgh University Press 2001-11-21, Edinburgh (2001)
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Edinburgh University Press 2001-11-21, Edinburgh, 2001. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780748613267

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 20.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.87
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
Published by Edinburgh University Press
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Paperback Quantity Available: 4
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Edinburgh University Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9780748613267

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Carstairs-McCarthy, Andrew
Published by Edinburgh University Press
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Softcover Quantity Available: 4
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Edinburgh University Press. Book Condition: New. 2001. 1st Edition. Paperback. What exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implications of these different approaches to words in English. Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 147 x 206 x 8. Weight in Grams: 208. Words and Their Structure. Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language. 160 pages, illustrations. What exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implications of these different approaches to words in English. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFK. Dimension: 147 x 206 x 8. Weight: 206. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780748613267

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.54
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Carstairs-McCarthy, Andrew
Published by Edinburgh University Press (2001)
ISBN 10: 0748613269 ISBN 13: 9780748613267
New Softcover First Edition Quantity Available: 4
Rating
[?]

Book Description Edinburgh University Press, 2001. Book Condition: New. 2001. 1st Edition. Paperback. What exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implications of these different approaches to words in English. Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 147 x 206 x 8. Weight in Grams: 208. Words and Their Structure. Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language. 160 pages, illustrations. What exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implications of these different approaches to words in English. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFK. Dimension: 147 x 206 x 8. Weight: 206. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780748613267

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 26.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book