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The Morphology of Dutch

Geert Booij


This book is the first fully-fledged description of the morphological system of Dutch in English. Inflection, derivation, and compounding are each discussed in separate chapters, following a short exposé on the basic assumptions of morphological theory. The interaction of morphology with phonology and syntax is dealt with subsequently. The chapters also provide access to more detailed studies of Dutch that have appeared in the Dutch and international literature. The book shows that the morphology of Dutch poses many interesting descriptive and theoretical issues. It contributes to ongoing disc ... More

Keywords: Dutch, morphology, inflection, compounding, derivation, architecture of grammar, paradigmatic relation, morphological construction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198838852
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198838852.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geert Booij, author
Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, Leiden University