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The Resource Variation and change in the lexicon : a corpus-based analysis of adjectives in English ending in -ic and -ical, Mark Kaunisto

Variation and change in the lexicon : a corpus-based analysis of adjectives in English ending in -ic and -ical, Mark Kaunisto

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Variation and change in the lexicon : a corpus-based analysis of adjectives in English ending in -ic and -ical
Title
Variation and change in the lexicon
Title remainder
a corpus-based analysis of adjectives in English ending in -ic and -ical
Statement of responsibility
Mark Kaunisto
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is a corpus-based study of the occurrence, variation, and change in the use of English adjective pairs in -ic and -ical over several centuries."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Kaunisto, Mark
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Language and computers
Series volume
no 63
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English language
Label
Variation and change in the lexicon : a corpus-based analysis of adjectives in English ending in -ic and -ical, Mark Kaunisto
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-353)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Materials used in the study -- Earlier observations and empirical studies -- The history of new adjectives ending in -ic and -ical -- Excellence, tradition, and ancient Greeks : classic/classical -- Perspectives on amusement : the use of comic/comical -- Arranging the motions of resources : economic/economical -- Shocks, sparks and excitement vs. engineering : electric/electrical -- The past and the important things in it : historic/historical -- From supernatural powers to exciting football games : magic/magical -- Obsolescence of one of the forms -- Some special cases -- Concluding remarks
Control code
169584755
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 364 pages
Isbn
9789042022331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)169584755
Label
Variation and change in the lexicon : a corpus-based analysis of adjectives in English ending in -ic and -ical, Mark Kaunisto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-353)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Materials used in the study -- Earlier observations and empirical studies -- The history of new adjectives ending in -ic and -ical -- Excellence, tradition, and ancient Greeks : classic/classical -- Perspectives on amusement : the use of comic/comical -- Arranging the motions of resources : economic/economical -- Shocks, sparks and excitement vs. engineering : electric/electrical -- The past and the important things in it : historic/historical -- From supernatural powers to exciting football games : magic/magical -- Obsolescence of one of the forms -- Some special cases -- Concluding remarks
Control code
169584755
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 364 pages
Isbn
9789042022331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)169584755

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