A Comparative Study of Compound Words Makiko Mukai(向井真樹子著) ひつじ書房 A Comparative Study of Compound Words Makiko Mukai(向井真樹子著) ひつじ書房

Hituzi Linguistics in English No.25

A Comparative Study of Compound Words

Makiko Mukai(向井真樹子著)

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ISBN 978-4-89476-900-7

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chapter 1 Parallelism between Morphology and Syntax within a Generative Framework

1.1 Lexicon and Lexicalisation
1.2 Parallelism of morphology and syntax in Word formation
1.3 Productivity and recursion in word formation
1.4 Why is it necessary to have a structure?

chapter 2 Compound Word Formation

2.1 Common features of compound formation
2.1.1 Constituents of compound words
2.1.2 Bound morphemes and Compound word formation in the three languages
2.2 Lexical Integrity in Compound word formation 
2.3 Phonological properties of compound words 
2.3.1 Compound Stress Rule and Compound Accent Rule 
2.3.2 Rendaku in Japanese compound words 
2.4 Counter-argument for Lexical Integrity? 
2.4.1 Plural as first constituent and the Lexicon 
2.4.2 Genitive compound words in the three languages 
2.4.3 Compound words but not lexical? 
2.4.4 Phrasal compounds 
2.5 Copulative (or Dvandva) compound words 
2.6 Productive compounds in the three languages 

chapter 3 Structure of Compound Words

3.1 Structures for compound words in the GB framework 
3.1.1 Transformational account of compound words 
3.1.2 Lexical account of compound words 
3.1.3 Lieber (1992) 
3.1.4 Holmberg’s analysis (1992) 
3.2 Structures for compound words in the Minimalist Programme 
3.2.1 Spencer’s analysis (2003) 
3.2.2 The theory by Roeper, Snyder & Hiramatsu (2002) 
3.2.3 Problems of Roeper, Snyder & Hiramatsu’s theory 
3.2.4 Josefsson’s (1997) theory Lexicon Structure Non-head of compound words

chapter 4 Proposed Structures of Compound Words

4.1.1 The Non-head of compound words in Japanese 
4.1.2 The non-head of English compound words 
4.1.3 Affix-driven vs. base-driven stratification of the lexicon 
4.1.4 Criticism of the Lexicon within the framework of Lexical Phonology 
4.2 Structure 
4.2.1 The head of compounds in Japanese 
4.2.2 Headedness? 
4.3 Structures 
4.3.1 Structures for ‘cranberry morphemes’ 
4.3.2 Structures for genitive compounds, neoclassical compounds and other complex compounds in Scandinavian and English 
4.3.3 Adjective-Noun/Adjective-Adjective compounds? 
4.3.4 Structure for synthetic compounds 
4.3.5 Recursive compounds 
4.4 Recursion in other languages for Noun-Noun ompound words 
4.5 Phrasal compounds 
4.6 Copulative compounds and Dvandva compounds in these anguages 
4.7 Weak points in other theories and analyses solved in my heory 
4.8 Problems in this theory 

chapter 5 Conclusion




【著者紹介】 向井真樹子(むかい まきこ)

Makiko Mukai was born in Hiroshima, Japan in 1976. She moved to Great Britain in 1990 because of her father’s job. She graduated from University of East Anglia in 1999 (BA Scandinavian Studies), University of Warwick in 2000 (MA Translation Studies), University of Durham (MA Teaching Japanese as a Second Language), and received a Ph.D. in Linguistics at University of Newcastle in 2006. She started working at Kochi Women’s University in 2008 and now, Associate Professor at University of Kochi.

Main academic articles:
・Semantic characteristics of recursive compounds. Order and structure in syntax II: Subjecthood and argument structure (2017).
・Word formation in Phase Theory. Newcastle and Northumbria Working Papers in Linguistics, 21.1, (2015).
・Recursive compounds in Phase Theory, papers from the Conference and from the International Spring Forum of the English Linguistic Society of Japan, 311–317, (2014). 52.(2011)
・Recursive compounds and Linking Morpheme, International Journal of English Linguistics, 3. 4, 36–49, (2013).