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Language and the History of Language
Phonology and Modern English
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ablaut accent adjectives affixes air stream allomorph allophones American English borrowed called calques century chapter characteristic clitic compounds consonant corresponding cultural dative derivational dictionary discourse discussed disjuncture distinction documents elements England example fact French genitive Germanic languages gram grammar grammatical categories graphemic Grimm's Law guage IE languages indicate Indo-European languages inflectional isogloss kind large number Latin lexical units linguistic units London Lord's Prayer meaning Middle English Midland modern morphemes morphographemic nasal nominal noun obstruents oral original participle particular phonemic transcription phonological phrase plural prescriptive grammar present prestige pronoun pronunciation proto-Germanic proto-IE represent resonant semantic sentence sequence singular speak speakers of English speech spelling spoken standard dialect structure suffix syllable symbols tense thou tion tongue traditional usage valence various verb vocabulary vocoids voiced voiceless vowel West Saxon writing