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Historical linguistics, 1987

papers from the 8th International Conference on Historical Linguistics (8. ICHL) : Lille, 31 August-4 September 1987
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John Benjamins Pub. Co. , Amsterdam, Philadelphia
Historical linguistics -- Congresses., Indo-European languages -- History -- Congre
Statementedited by Henning Andersen and Konrad Koerner.
SeriesAmsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., v. 66
ContributionsAndersen, Henning, 1934-, Koerner, E. F. K., Fraser, Thomas
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LC ClassificationsP140 .I5 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 577 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2204765M
ISBN 109027235635
LC Control Number89026711

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The book contains abundant examples /5(11). HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS: An Introduction is a textbook for university undergraduates written by Winfred Lehmann, one of the most illustrious Indo-Europeanists /5(4).

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Book Info Historical Linguistics. Book Description: This accessible, hands-on introduction to historical linguistics - the study of language change - does not just talk about topics.

With abundant examples and exercises, it helps students learn for themselves how to do historical linguistics. "Campbell's book can serve both as our manifesto and as our textbook."--Language in Society "This is an excellent book, an extraordinarily useful volume for anyone whose work and interests involve languages of the Americas or, more generally, the methods and results of historical is a true and thoroughly authoritative handbook."--Cited by: Books shelved as historical-linguistics: Historical Linguistics: An Introduction by Lyle Campbell, The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Rid.

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Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Designed by Alpo Honkapohja, Samuli Kaislaniemi, Henri Kauhanen, Matti Kilpiö, Ville Marttila, Terttu Nevalainen, Arja Nurmi, Matti Rissanen and Jukka Tyrkkö (University of Helsinki).

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Based. There is remarkably little consensus in the field, largely due to the publication of Language in the Americas by Joseph Greenberg.

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Andersen and K. Koerner (eds.), Historical Linguistics Papers from the Eighth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, 51– Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John : This engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change, language contact, the birth and death of languages, language and prehistory and the issue of very remote relations.

This third edition of the renowned Trask’s File Size: 3MB. The volume contains 37 papers originally presented at the 8th International Conference on Historical Linguistics in Lille, France. The papers bring historical data to bear on issues in theoretical linguistics, both descriptive and diachronic or deal with specific questions in the history of Pages: This is a major introduction to historical linguistics, designed for students who have no background in historical linguistics but who have at least some knowledge of phonetics, phonology and morphology.

Historical linguistic theory is introduced throughout where appropriate, although the book presupposes no acquaintance with contemporary theories of phonology or s: 1.

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: Principles and Methods for Historical Linguistics (): Jeffers, Robert J, Lehiste, Isle: BooksCited by: Historical Linguistics provides a comprehensive and clearly written introduction to historical linguistic theory and methods. Since its first publication in the book has established itself as core reading for students of linguistics.

This edition has been thoroughly revised/5. In his book Language in the Americas, while agreeing that the Eskimo–Aleut and Na-Dené groupings as distinct, he proposed that all the other Native American languages belong to a single language macro-family, which he termed : Linguistics, African anthropology.

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Historical linguistics is the study of how and why language changes—both the methods of investigating language change and the theories designed to explain these changes. This highly accessible introductory text takes a hands-on, how-to approach, rather than just talking about the subject as many texts do.

The book contains abundant examples both from familiar European languages, to make the. While historical-comparative linguistics commonly deals with the immaterial traces of the past in Africa’s present-day languages, archaeology unearths the material vestiges of ancient : Koen Bostoen. Historical Linguistics is concerned with the process of language change through time.

It investigates how and why the language of individuals, a social group or a whole 'speech community' develops in respect of its pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. Dr Bynon regards language as essentially a dynamic phenomenon, whose character can be at best only partly understood by a static, and.

PREFACE The primary mission of this manual is to provide sample answers or possible solutions to the exercises in the Historical Linguistics: an Introduction, 3rd edition. For many of the exercises, of course, there is no definitive or unique single solution, and other answersFile Size: 1MB.

No comparable history of linguistics was written in the s and s with regard to structuralism, but a look into Bloomfield's Language () or Gray's Foundations of Language () clearly suggests that the chapters devoted to HoL were an attempt to redress the development of the discipline and to document the superiority of the.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Historical Linguistics: An Introduction, Edition 3. This volume is a collection of articles based on papers presented at the 5th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics at Cambridge in It draws together important state-of-the-art' studies in the syntax, phonology, morphology and semantics of Old, Middle and Modern English by prominent figures in the field into a single volume.Register Now.

Instructions: After you click "register" button, we will send you an activation link on your email ID. Please check "inbox" or "spam" folder of your email ID.Principles of Historical Linguistics Hans Henrich Hock This title provides an understanding of the principles of historical linguistics and the related fields of comparative linguistics .