In this essay the item -RED will be analysed in order to follow its evolution from being a noun RǼDEN(N), which was freely used in Old English with the meaning of ‘condition, stipulation, rule, direction, reckoning, estimating’ to its becoming a suffix denoting the condition of being something.

Tornaghi, P., Red: the story of a word between compounding and derivation, in Pinnavaia, L. B. N., Insights into English and Germanic lexicology and lexicography: past and present perspectives, Polimetrica, Monza 2010: 29-52 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/43155]

Red: the story of a word between compounding and derivation

Tornaghi, Paola
2010

Abstract

In this essay the item -RED will be analysed in order to follow its evolution from being a noun RǼDEN(N), which was freely used in Old English with the meaning of ‘condition, stipulation, rule, direction, reckoning, estimating’ to its becoming a suffix denoting the condition of being something.
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978-88-7699-082-3
Tornaghi, P., Red: the story of a word between compounding and derivation, in Pinnavaia, L. B. N., Insights into English and Germanic lexicology and lexicography: past and present perspectives, Polimetrica, Monza 2010: 29-52 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/43155]
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