Vincent Renner

List of John Benjamins publications for which Vincent Renner plays a role.


Competition in Word-Formation

Edited by Alexandra Bagasheva, Akiko Nagano and Vincent Renner

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 284] 2024. vi, 352 pp.
Subjects Morphology | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Nagano, Akiko, Alexandra Bagasheva and Vincent Renner 2024 Chapter 1. Towards a competition-based word-formation theory: Core research questions and major hypothesesCompetition in Word-Formation, Bagasheva, Alexandra, Akiko Nagano and Vincent Renner (eds.), pp. 1–31 | Chapter
This chapter provides an overview of the study of competition in word-formation theories, drawing on the findings of the ten chapters collected in this volume and other recent contributions. It explores recurrent issues regarding (i) the triggers and outcomes of competition, (ii) the variety of… read more
Renner, Vincent 2020 An ecosystem view of English word-formationSemantics and Psychology of Complex Words, Gagné, Christina L. and Thomas L. Spalding (eds.), pp. 4–20 | Article
This article takes a function-to-form approach to word-formation in present-day English and argues that the ecosystem metaphor can help morphologists see competition in word-formation and its resolution in a new light. The analysis first draws correspondences between four lexical functions… read more
Renner, Vincent 2019 French and English lexical blends in contrastLanguages in Contrast 19:1, pp. 27–47 | Article
Two sets of 97 French and 374 English lexical units identified as lexical blends are examined from a contrastive perspective. It appears that English displays a wider variety of patterns than French does – a larger number of marginal types of lexical input combination, of lexical shortening and… read more