LIN 306

The Structure and Meaning of Words

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The course will treat the structure of words and the structure of the overall lexicon for human languages. Topics included will be: the rules of word formation; the relation between syntax and the lexicon; the psychology of the lexicon, including an examination of studies of the storage and access of lexical items; the semantics of complex words; the phonology of word formation; lexical redundancy and the learning of the lexicon. Students will prepare one short class presentation on a topic in consultation with the instructor.

Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00-4:20pm

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