Balto-Slavic Accentual Mobility (Google eBook)
What is the prehistory of Russian accent alternationsalso found in other Slavic languages and Lithuanian? With this question as its main focus, the volume examines the accentuation systems of a number of Indo-European languages. With its comprehensive history of research it serves as an introduction to the field of Balto-Slavic and Indo-European accentology.
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ā‑stems ablaut accent advancement accent curves accent loss accent retraction accentology accentuation system acute tone analogical aorist assumed Avestan Baltic and Slavic Balto-Slavic Balto-Slavic mobile circumflex tone Common Slavic consonant stems desinence desinential accentuation dialects diphthongs distinction disyllabic Dybo Dybo’s Law ﬁnal final syllables Garde Germanic glottalised hiatal Hirt hypothesis immobile Indo-European Indo-European languages Indo-Iranian instr Kortlandt Kortlandt 1975 Kuryłowicz laryngeal Latvian Leskien’s Law Lithuanian Meillet mobile accent paradigms mobile paradigms Mobility Law monosyllabic mora neuter nom.-acc nominal non-desinential o-stems Old Prussian original paradigmatic accent paradigmatic mobility Pedersen phonetic phonological plain long vowels plural Podravina prosodic system Proto Proto-Balto-Slavic Proto-Indo-European proto-language Proto-Slavic Rasmussen reconstruction reflexes root root-accented root-accentuation Saussure’s Law singular Slavic accentuation Slavic languages Stang štk Štokavian thematic unaccented form unaccented word-forms Vedic and Greek verbs vowel stems Wijk words