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Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Rodney Sampson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book presents for the first time an in‐depth historical account of vowel prosthesis in the Romance languages. Vowel prosthesis is a change which involves the appearance of a non‐etymological ... More


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

Donald Ringe (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284139
eISBN:
9780191712562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284139.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This volume traces the prehistory of English from Proto-Indo-European, its earliest reconstructable ancestor, to Proto-Germanic, the latest ancestor shared by all the Germanic languages. It begins ... More


Syllable and Segment in Latin

Ranjan Sen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660186
eISBN:
9780191748233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660186.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The role of synchronic phonological structure in guiding sound change is much debated, with a reductionist view claiming that the demands of speech production and perception alone motivate and ... More


Philology and phonology

Ranjan Sen

in Syllable and Segment in Latin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660186
eISBN:
9780191748233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660186.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Studies in Latin historical phonology in the philological tradition have mostly focused upon ascertaining the sound changes that occurred between Proto-Indo-European, through Proto-Italic, to Latin, ... More


Schrijver's rules for British and Proto‐Celtic *‐ou̯‐ and *‐uu̯‐ before a vowel

Nicholas Zair

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/9780199609925.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

It is usually assumed that *-uu̮- and *-ou̮- before a vowel fell together as *-ou̮- in Proto-Celtic, which nonetheless gave three different reflexes in Welsh and two in Vannetais e.g. *tou̮e 〉 Middle ... More


Conclusions: Reconstructing phonological change

Ranjan Sen

in Syllable and Segment in Latin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660186
eISBN:
9780191748233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660186.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The phonological development of Latin can be analysed mainly within a reductionist framework, whereby the constraints of speech production and perception alone guide sound change. However, vocalic ... More


Teaching Original Pronunciation

David Crystal

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0027
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

There comes a point when students who are reading older texts want to hear how those texts sounded and thus try to read them aloud themselves. At this point, historical phonology becomes not just a ... More


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