The volume assembles 25 papers delivered at (and additional contributions to) the conference on »Historical Word Formation in German« held 10-14 October 2000 in Erlangen. The main headings are: I. General aspects of historical word formation, II. Word formation in various epochs of the history of German, III. Word formation and language contact.
"A very important work [...] which gives a state-of-the-art account of historical word formation and its application to German."In: The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies 2003