Wortbildung

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Etymology[edit]

From Wort (word) +‎ Bildung (creation).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɔʁtˌbɪldʊŋ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Wort‧bil‧dung

Noun[edit]

Wortbildung f (genitive Wortbildung, plural Wortbildungen)

  1. (linguistics, uncountable) The study of the construction or creation of words from lexical or derivational morphemes, derivation, word formation, wordbuilding.
  2. (linguistics, countable) The creation of new words from lexical or derivational morphemes, derivation, word formation, wordbuilding.
  3. (linguistics, countable) The morphological structure of words constructed from lexical or derivational morphemes.
  4. (linguistics, countable) A new word constructed from lexical or derivational morphemes, derived term, derivation.

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