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The OED first quotations as a source of diachronic reconstruction: dictionaries and queries for verbs and deverbal coinages

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Presented at Dictionaries and Text Corpora session
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The textual prototype which stands for the earliest use of a word could be of consequence for diachronic analysis. As the dating of morphologically conspicuous lexemes was made sufficiently reliable in the process of samples collection for the OED (cf. a survey of this problem in Brewer 1993: 321) we argue that the earliest citations of coinages provide a database from the corpus (Hoffmann 2004) of OED quotations suitable for reconstructing derivational processes or retracing the acceptance o...

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Lviv Ivan Franko National University, Ukraine
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uuid:0b4f48cb-f49f-4f60-9fda-7069f96a32ab
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