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Nominal composition and the demarcation between morphology and syntax: Grammatical, variational, and cognitive factors
(WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2012)
In this paper, the authors investigate nominal compounds in English and German against the background of the debate about the boundary between morphological and syntactic structure building in language. After an examination of grammatical, variational as well as functional differences between compounds and phrases, they focus on processing factors to disentangle cognitive differences between the two domains. Crucially, the authors report on three experimental studies, which are designed to reveal contrasts in the ...