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Compound-forming ware

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Presented at Researching Words session
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This paper analyzes compounds with the word ware and their representation in several dictionaries of modern English. Our aim is to show that ware has developed into two different, currently productive compound-forming elements, one meaning goods, and the other meaning computer software. -Ware is commonly used to form noun compounds that roughly mean "Articles made of [first element in the compound]" or "Articles with [first element in the compound]" (e.g. brassw...

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Pomeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
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2011-02-11

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