COMPOUNDING AS THE WORD FORMATION TYPE OF INSECT NAMES IN GERMAN PUBLISHED

Rodica Liana Zehan
Compounding is a productive word formation process in German by which new words of any lexical category are formed. Most of the compounds are nouns and they obey the “right-hand head rule” meaning that the rightmost word is a noun and determines the semantic and morphsyntactic properties. The present paper tries to classify   the insect names in German according to this type of compounding.
words; compound; modifier; head
Presentation: oral

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