Change or variation? Productivity of the suffixes -ness and -ity

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPatterns of Change in 18th-century English : A Sociolinguistic Approach
EditorsTerttu Nevalainen, Minna Palander-Collin, Tanja Säily
Number of pages22
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherJohn Benjamins
Publication date2018
Pages197-218
ISBN (Print)9789027201034
ISBN (Electronic)9789027263834
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter

Publication series

NameAdvances in Historical Sociolinguistics
PublisherJohn Benjamins
Number8
ISSN (Print)2214-1057

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • historical sociolinguistics
  • corpus linguistics
  • language change
  • morphological productivity
  • word-formation
  • nominal suffixes
  • English language

Projects

Reassessing language change: the challenge of real time / Reaaliajan haasteet kielen muutoksen tutkimuksessa

Nevalainen, T., Säily, T., Vartiainen, T., Dominowska, A., Öhman, E., Kesäniemi, J., Trudgill, P., Suomela, J. & Lijffijt, J.

01/09/201431/08/2018

Project: Research project

Cite this

Säily, T. (2018). Change or variation? Productivity of the suffixes -ness and -ity. In T. Nevalainen, M. Palander-Collin, & T. Säily (Eds.), Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach (pp. 197-218). (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics; No. 8). John Benjamins. https://doi.org/10.1075/ahs.8