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Afterword

Andrea Moro

in A Brief History of the Verb To Be

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037129
eISBN:
9780262343602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037129.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. It argues that no one should let themselves be intimidated by the knowledge of others, be it scientific knowledge or knowledge of any other ... More


Quantitative Historical Linguistics: A Corpus Framework

Gard B. Jenset and Barbara McGillivray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198718178
eISBN:
9780191787515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718178.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

An innovative guide to quantitative, corpus-based research in historical and diachronic linguistics, this book provides an original and thoroughly worked-out methodological framework, which ... More


Geography, Demography, Culture and Research Design

Urszula Clark and Esther Asprey

in West Midlands English: Birmingham and the Black Country

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641697
eISBN:
9780748693900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641697.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter first discusses the geographical limits of the West Midlands, which is made up of the five counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire. The ... More


A new methodology for quantitative historical linguistics

Gard B. Jenset and Barbara McGillivray

in Quantitative Historical Linguistics: A Corpus Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198718178
eISBN:
9780191787515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718178.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Chapter 7 summarizes the book and discusses how the proposed framework provides researchers with the methodological guidance to answer new questions, as well as answering existing questions in new ... More


Sir Thomas Elyot as Lexicographer

Gabriele Stein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683192
eISBN:
9780191763205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683192.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This book is a study of Sir Thomas Elyot’s contribution to lexicography and the English lexicon in the Renaissance. In a period when Latin was the universal language in European culture, learning, ... More


Paths of grammaticalization in Spanish o sea

Salvador Pons Bordería

in Discourse and Pragmatic Markers from Latin to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199681600
eISBN:
9780191761430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681600.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Historical Linguistics

The chapter analyses theoretical implications and linguistic peculiarities of developments of Sp. o sea lit. ‘or be-CONJ’ from a free construction into a reformulative and modal marker. Synchronic ... More


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