Thursday, October 25, 2007
In linguistics, clipping is the word formation process which consists in the reduction of a word to one of its parts (Marchand:1969). Clippings are, also, known as "shortenings."
Clipping mainly consists of the following types:
Complex clipping Fore-clipping
Fore-clipping or aphaeresis retains the final part.
Posted by gigihong07 at 11:08 AM