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Books Books 41 - 49 of about 49 related to Linguistic Evolution: With Special Reference to English.    

Analogy, Levelling, Markedness: Principles of Change in Phonology and Morphology

Aditi Lahiri - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 385 pages
Ranging from tonogenesis, stress shift, and quantity readjustment to paradigmatic levelling, allomorphy, and grammaticalization, this collection covers a wide spectrum of ...
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Explanation and Linguistic Change

Willem F. Koopman, Frederike van der Leek, Olga Fischer, Roger Eaton - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1986 - 300 pages
This volume presents the outcome of a workshop, held in Amsterdam in 1985, on the nature, even possibility, of explanation in Historical Linguistics: why changes take place and ...
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Phonology and Language Use

Joan Bybee - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 238 pages
Referencing new developments in cognitive and functional linguistics, phonetics, and connectionist modeling, this book investigates various ways in which a speaker/hearer's ...
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English Phonology: An Introduction

Heinz J. Giegerich - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 333 pages
This is an introduction to the phonology of present-day English. It deals principally with three varieties of English: "General American," Southern British "Received ...
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