Semantic and statistical features of the prefix morphemes of nouns and their interaction in the texts of scientific discource (Based on the English Sublanguages “Chemical Engineering”, “Automobile Engineering”, “Electrical Engineering”)

  • M.N. Nevreva L.N. Shapa M.V. Tsinovaya
Keywords: contextual analysis, lexical meaning, semantic group, scientific notion system, stratification layer

Abstract

One of the types of word-formation units – the prefix morphemes of nouns functioning in the English texts of the fields of engineering “Chemical Engineering”, “Automobile Engineering” and “Electrical Engineering” is considered in the article. The prefix inventory includes 30 units which constitutes almost the half of all prefix morphemes of the English language. The analysis of semantic and statistical prefix characteristics has shown that there is a high degree of interaction between them (characteristics), that is the statistical values of frequency of usage and productivity as well as the prevalence level of nouns with prefixes in each of the researched text corpora are directly dependent on prefix semantics.

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Published
2018-05-14
How to Cite
M.V. Tsinovaya, M. N. (2018, May 14). Semantic and statistical features of the prefix morphemes of nouns and their interaction in the texts of scientific discource (Based on the English Sublanguages “Chemical Engineering”, “Automobile Engineering”, “Electrical Engineering”). Scientific Journal of National Pedagogical Dragomanov University. Series 9. Current Trends in Language Development, (16), 165-176. Retrieved from https://sjnpu.com.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/123