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The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages$
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Adam Ledgeway and Martin Maiden

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199677108

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.001.0001

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(p.524) Chapter 29 Compounding
The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Francesca Forza

Sergio Scalise

Oxford University Press

This chapter surveys some of the most important issues in Romance compounding. It covers distinctions between compound types; relationship between compounding, juxtaposition, reduplication, and univerbation and issues of transparency and opacity; patterns of productivity; phonetic and phonological effects of compounding. Specific topics dealt with include: heads; Latin and Romance compounds; overview of compounding in Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Sardinian; reduplication; morphological processes of iteration.

Keywords:   compounds, heads, reduplication, iteration

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