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Type of publication: Straipsnis / Article
Author(s): Rumšienė, Goda
Title: Internet and virtual community: culturally motivated specific morphological processes in neologisms
Is part of: Regioninės studijos. 2006, [No.] 2, Language, diversity and integration in the enlarged EU: challenges and opportunities, p. 239-249
Date: 2006
Keywords: Internet;Culture;Morphology;Neologism;English language
Abstract: The article sets out to discuss the peculiarities of Internet English lexical and morphological deviations, that is, the Internet-style creative activity and its differences from Standard English, together with the main factors conditioning specific alterations. The analytical method of the paper is based on the exploratory model established by William Croft (Croft 2005), who views language as a unity of components with their representative aspects, and sees morphology in the light of analytical ideas developed by Martin Haspelmath (Haspelmath 2002).
Affiliation(s): This publication is the result of the conference “Language, diversity and integration in the Enlarged EU: challenges and opportunities” sponsored by The Ministry of Education and Science of The Republic of Lithuania
Appears in Collections:2006 Regioninės studijos, [vol.] 2

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