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Phonological change some causes
Towards a typology of change bifurcating
Functional motivations for age grading
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abductive innovations abstract Aitken's Law alternation Amharic analogical change analysis B-type bifurcations Chaha Chomsky consonant constraints context dental derived dialects diphthongs discussion distinctive feature English environment evolution example explanation fact formal forms French function genitive German grammar Greek high vowels Historical linguistics hypothesis Jakobson jussive Kiparsky Kiparsky's labials language laryngeal Latin lengthening lexical items lexical representation linguistic change Lith long vowels loss markedness marker merger mid vowels monophthong morpheme morphological conditioning morphophonemic nasal neogrammarians nouns obstruents occur orthogenesis palatalization pattern phonetic phonological change phonological rules Ploemel plural possible Proto-Indoeuropean proto-language reconstruction replaced restructuring result rounded vowels rule features Scots segments semantic change sequences short vowels simplicity Slavic sonorance sound change speakers stem stressed structure subjunctive suffix suppletive surface syllables synchronic syntactic syntax theory tonality typology University Vannetais velar Vennemann verbs vocalic voiceless vowel length Vulgar Latin words