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How to use the wordformation grammar ?

 
 
  • How to find the rule for particluar kind of wordformation (e.g. the wordformation rule for the compounding of nouns):
    In the above menu choose 'Wordformation', then 'Rules' and and search the requested information in the menu that appears on the left.

  • How to find more than the displayed examples for a rule:
    In the description of the rule, click on "all compounds of this class" or "all derivations of this class". All entries in the Canoo-dictionary formed by the rule are displayed in a new window.

  • How to find the wordformation history of a specific word:
    Choose the option Dictionary Wordformation in the pop-up menu of the search box and enter a word. The wordformation history of the word will be displayed. Links lead you back to the Wordformation Rules.

  • How to find information on a linguistic term:
    In the upper right corner of the page, click on 'Linguistic Terms with Link'. If the term is underlined, click on it to see its defintion in the Glossary.

    Alternatively, choose the option All in the pop-up menu of the search box and enter the linguistic term. As a result, you will see a list of links into the Glossary, Wordformation, Grammar etc.




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