Shumenko O., Vasylenko K. Compounding as the Most Productive Type of Word Formation in English Fiction Texts (Based on the Series of Novels by George Martin “A Game of Thrones”

  • The article is concerned the study of the peculiarities of the process of word-formation in modern English. New words appear constantly, most of them are formed by word-formation. In those languages where the process of compounding is available, it is a powerful means of replenishing the vocabulary and improving the grammatical structure of the language. Compounding in comparison with derivation is a system more active, mobile and open. Compounding is one of the most productive ways of word formation. Words with this method are formed by the addition of two stems.
  • compounding, word formation, compound word, word-formation model, productive type.
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