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Reduplication: Doubling in Morphology Sharon Inkelas

Reduplication: Doubling in Morphology

Sharon Inkelas

Published January 23rd 2011
ISBN : 9780511838958
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280 pages
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This groundbreaking study takes a novel approach to reduplication, a phenomenon whereby languages use repetition to create new words. Sharon Inkelas and Cheryl Zoll present a new model of reduplication--Morphological Doubling Theory --that derivesMoreThis groundbreaking study takes a novel approach to reduplication, a phenomenon whereby languages use repetition to create new words. Sharon Inkelas and Cheryl Zoll present a new model of reduplication--Morphological Doubling Theory --that derives the full range of reduplication patterns. This approach argues for a theoretical shift in phonology that entails more attention to word structure.