Expanding the Lexicon: Linguistic Innovation, Morphological Productivity, and Ludicity

Expanding the Lexicon: Linguistic Innovation, Morphological Productivity, and Ludicity


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783110500844
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 01/22/2018
Series: Dynamics of Wordplay Series , #5
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Angelika Braun, Claudine Moulin and Esme Winter-Froemel, Trier University, Germany.

Table of Contents

Expanding the Lexicon: At the crossroads of innovation, productivity, and ludicity Sabine Arndt-Lappe Angelika Braun Claudine Moulin Esme Winter-Froemel 1

I Linguistic Innovation

Expanding the lexicon through formulaic patterns Natalia Filatkina 15

Complex words in the early medieval Leges Barbarorum and their contribution to expanding the Old High German lexicon Anette Kremer Stefanie Stricker 43

Free usage of German unique components Sören Stumpf 67

II Morphological Productivity

The phonetics of newly derived words: Testing the effect of morphological segmentability on affix duration Ingo Plag Sonia Ben Hedia 93

How stress reflects meaning Marcel Schlechtweg 117

Expanding the lexicon by truncation: Variability, recoverability, and productivity Sabine Arndt-Lappe 141

III Ludicity

Approaching wordplay from the angle of phonology and phonetics - example from German Angelika Braun 173

Playful nonce-formations in French: Creativity and productivity Georgette Dal Flammetta Namer 203

Ludicity in lexical innovation (I) - French Esme Winter-Froemel 229

Ludicity in lexical innovation (II) - German Calaudine Moulin 261


List of Abstracts/Liste des résumés 289

List of Contributors and Editors 297

Index 301

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