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Morphological Processes in Product Naming by Trado-Medical Practitioners in Nigeria

Moji A. Olateju, Akinmade T. Akande, Olayiwola T. Akinwale


The paper aims at investigating the morphological processes underlining the naming of products by trado-medical practitioners in Nigeria. The subjects for the study are thirty itinerant trado-medical practitioners. The data were collected through oral interview, tape recordings and observational notes. It is found out that though the trado-medical practitioners in Nigeria make use of several morphological processes in naming their products, the commonest morphological process used is blending.

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West Africa Review. ISSN: 1525-4488 (online).
Editors: Adeleke Adeeko, Nkiru Nzegwu, and Olufemi Taiwo.

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