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  forme disjointe (du pronom)
  forme faible
  forme grammaticale
  forme lexicale
  forme d'organisation
  forme d'organisation complexe
  forme d'organisation élémentaire
  forme passive impersonnelle
  forme sandhi
  forme schématique
  forme surcomposée
  forme tactique


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bound morpheme

[Subentry of bound, morpheme]

Fr    forme liée, morphème lié

Synonym(s): bound form

Antonym(s): free form, free morpheme

Related term(s): affix1, combining form, confix, infix, inflection, prefix1, suffix1, syntheme

Domain: Morphology


Akmajian etal. 1984: 58
AKMAJIAN, Adrian, DEMERS, Richard A., & HARNISH, Robert M. (1984) Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication, 2nd Ed. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Collinge 1990: 82
COLLINGE, N. E. (1990) An Encyclopaedia of Language. London: Routledge.

Croft 1990: 189-190
CROFT, William. (1990) Typology and Universals. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (TY)

Crystal 2003: 56
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.

Dineen 1967: 51
DINEEN, Francis P. (1967) An Introduction to General Linguistics. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

Eggins 1994: 202
EGGINS, Suzanne. (1994) An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics. London: Pinter Publishers. (FG)

ELL: 5097
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.

ERC: 387
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition. (1996) New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. (RH)

Finch 2000: 104
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Hartmann & Stork 1972: 29
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.

Kess 1992: 73-74
KESS, Joseph F. (1992) Psycholinguistics: Psychology, Linguistics and the Study of Natural Language. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (PL)

Kroeger 2005: 13, 342
KROEGER, Paul R. (2005) Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Matthews 1974: 160
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1974) Morphology: An introduction to the theory of word-study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (MO)

Nash 1968: 24
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 

Nöth 1990: 400 (bound morph)
NÖTH, Winfried. (1990) Handbook of Semiotics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.  (SM)

Palmatier 1972: 18
PALMATIER, Robert A. (1972) A Glossary for English Transformational Grammar. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. (GG)

Richards etal. 1992: 41
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.

Trask 1993: 32-33
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.

Trask 1996: 56
TRASK, R. L. (1996) A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology. London: Routledge.  (PH)

Weinreich 1980: 278
WEINREICH, Uriel. (1980) On Semantics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. (SM)


English word list


  borrow (from)
  borrowed (from)
  bottom-up methodology
  bound stress
  bound variable
  bounding node
  Bounding Theory


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