English Words

By Donka Minkova; Robert Stockwell

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Discusses the learned vocabulary of English - the words borrowed from the classical languages. This new edition covers the recent trend of blending and shortening associated with texting and other forms of electronic communication, and discusses types of allomorphy and Grimm's law. An online workbook contains extra readings and exercises.

Subject: English & College Success -> English -> Linguistics

English Words
History and Structure
2nd edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 3/19/09
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 0511738528
ISBN 13: 9780511738524
Print ISBN: 9780521882583

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