Red: the story of a word between compounding and derivation

Paola Tornaghi

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Abstract

In this essay the item -RED will be analysed in order to follow its evolution from being a noun RǼDEN(N), which was freely used in Old English with the meaning of ‘condition, stipulation, rule, direction, reckoning, estimating’ to its becoming a suffix denoting the condition of being something.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteInsights into English and Germanic lexicology and lexicography: past and present perspectives
Pagine29-52
Numero di pagine24
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2010

Keywords

  • English language
  • Lexicography
  • Lexicology
  • Word formation processes

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