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The Development of Proto-Germanic

Don Ringe

in A History of English: From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284139
eISBN:
9780191712562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284139.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter discusses the reconstructable linguistic changes that occurred in the development from Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic. The first half of the chapter discusses regular sound ... More


The Irish Role in the Origins of the Old English Alphabet: A Re-assessment

Patrick P. O’Neill

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter re-examines the role of the Irish in the origins of the Old English alphabet. There are many theories about the Old English alphabet's origins. These include those contained in Karl ... More


Re‐examining Lindeman's Law

Peter Barber

in Laws and Rules in Indo‐European

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199609925
eISBN:
9780191741579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609925.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter the evidence for a rule of Vedic and Indo-European Phonology is examined from a fresh perspective. Lindeman’s Law proposes that monosyllabic words with an initial Cy- or Cv- cluster ... More


Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Peter Barber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is an investigation of how semivowels were realised in Indo-European and in early Greek. More specifically, it examines the extent to which Indo-European *i and *y were independent ... More


Introduction

P. J. Barber

in Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 introduces key concepts and presents the possibility of rule-governed syllabicity alternation in the Indo-European semivowels (Sievers’ Law). The similarities and differences between ... More


Sievers’ Law: Gothic and Vedic

P. J. Barber

in Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 discusses the Germanic and Vedic evidence for Sievers’ Law in considerable detail. This chapter is situated in Part One (Evidence for Sievers’ Law and the Possibility of Inheritance) the ... More


Sievers’ Law in Greek: The Comparative

P. J. Barber

in Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 evaluates the evidence for Sievers’ Law in the distribution of the Greek primary comparative adjective suffixes *-yos-, *-yon-, *-iyos-, *-iyon-, *-yos-, and *-yon-. This chapter is ... More


Evidence from *-ye/o Nominals

P. J. Barber

in Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 discusses the evidence of the nominal suffixes *-ye/o-, *-iye/o-, *-y-e/o-, *-i-(y)e/o-, and *-tye/o-. This chapter is situated in Part II (Greek Nominal Categories). Secondary material, ... More


Conclusions

P. J. Barber

in Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 8 brings together and assesses the reliable evidence pertaining to the operation of Sievers’ Law in ancient Greek. Issues of relative chronology are revisited and assessed, including a ... More


Alphabet and phonology

D. Gary Miller

in The Oxford Gothic Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813590
eISBN:
9780191851438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813590.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

It is generally accepted that Wulfila invented the Gothic alphabet, but there is no agreement on the details. The most explanatory derivation is from Greek with input from Latin and runic. The ... More


The development of Proto-Germanic

Don Ringe

in From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198792581
eISBN:
9780191834578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792581.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter discusses the reconstructable linguistic changes that occurred in the development from Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic. The first half of the chapter discusses regular sound ... More


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