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Morphological Change
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Morphological change is a type of language change that may affect the phonetic representation of, the meaning conveyed by or the usage rules of a given morpheme. Morphological change may be triggered by phonetic developments, psychological or sociolinguistic factors, etc. In fact, psychological factors like analogy are oft…

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Helena Maquieira, “Morphological Change”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000242>
First published online: 2013

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