By M. Teresa Cabré Castellví, Ona Domènech Bagaria, Rosa Estopà Bagot
This is often an leading edge and special comparative monograph approximately new observe production within the varied different types of Catalan. In 8 chapters, it presents a wide ranging research of the neologisms documented by way of the NEOXOC community. each one bankruptcy is devoted to the qualitative and quantitative research, in addition to the comparative territorial research, of neologisms, differentiated by way of formation assets: suffixation, prefixation, neoclassical compounding, vernacular compounding and syntagmatic compounding, Spanish loanwords, English loanwords, truncation and semantic switch. annexes comprise the neologisms mentioned in addition to a pattern of the knowledge accumulated by way of NEOXOC from a corpus in the course of 2008-2010, hence setting up a hyperlink with prior reports performed by way of the Observatori de Neologia. This ebook is of curiosity to students of the Catalan language and to an individual all in favour of lexical neology, or in additional particular fields resembling morphology or lexical semantics. in addition, the leading edge method (based at the research of diatopic version in Catalan lexical neology) makes it suitable if you happen to have an interest within the evolution of languages, linguistic edition and language making plans. The chapters are written in Catalan, with large English summaries.