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Subject: 19.1950, Books: Morphology: Carnie

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From: Jennifer Clark < jennifer.clark at oup.com >
Subject: Irish Nouns: Carnie

 

	
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Title: Irish Nouns 
Subtitle: A Reference Guide 
Publication Year: 2008 
Publisher: Oxford University Press
	   http://www.oup.com/us
	

Book URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199213757 


Author: Andrew Carnie

Hardback: ISBN:  9780199213757 Pages: 368 Price: ----  60.00


Abstract:

This book presents the first comprehensive reference on noun declensions in
Modern Irish. Whereas traditional descriptions of noun inflection are
notoriously complex and filled with exceptions and irregularities, this
reference guide provides a systematic and straightforward characterization
of nominal paradigms, which also captures important generalizations about
the inflection of nouns. Andrew Carnie proposes ten declension classes
instead of the traditional five and separates off seven major types of
plural formation. He provides fully inflected paradigms for 1200 nouns, and
a reference list of 10,000 Irish nouns annotated with their new declension
class, their plural type and the form of the genitive singular and common
case (nominative) plural. The book also includes parallel information on
the inflection of adjectives and prepositions.

This unique reference tool will be invaluable not only to language
researchers and authors, but to teachers and students of the language,
whether they are native speakers or beginners. 



Linguistic Field(s): Morphology


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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