What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
THE ACCENTED VOWELS IN PRIMITIVE
WEST GERMANIC INNOVATIONS
13 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
1st sg 2nd and 3rd 2nd sg 3rd sg a-stems accented syllables adjs advs analogical Angl appears assibilation back umlaut back vowel Beow beside compounds consonant groups declension dialects diphthongs e.g. OE early texts eW-S examples final footnote frequent front vowels geminates Goth half-stress hence i-mutation i-umlaut imper indie inflected forms inflexion Ingvaeonic later loan-words long syllable long vowels loss Luick manuscripts masc medial metathesis monophthongization mutation nasal nasal consonant neut normal North nouns nW-S occur Old English origin palatal palatal consonants parasiting pass past tenses phonological prefix pres Prim rare root syllable second element shortening sound-changes sounds spirants stress strong verbs subj suffix symbol syncopation unaccented syllables usually velar Velar consonants verbs of Class Verner's law voiced weak verbs West Gmc words