On Early English Pronunciation: With Especial Reference to Chaucer, in Opposition to the Views Maintained by Mr. A. J. Ellis in His Work "On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and Chaucer."

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Asher & Company, 1874 - English language - 151 pages
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a traditional pronunciation of ecclesiastical Latin has no existence
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French words in final ai 9 and e adoptedj into English and Anglicized the third becoming ii or i as all three classes are sounded now
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French words in ier or iere belong to the ii class Footnote on the genuineness of two lines bracketed by Mr Wright in his edition of the Cant Ta
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Pronunciation and meaning of Chaucers name
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Influence of final e in words that in French ended in iere
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And in ede with one or two troublesome exceptions
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In the former of all these pairs of classes the sound was ii
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Can the sound have been aeae?
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True sound that of ee
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The distinction between the two classes of e words equally marked in AngloSaxon
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Final argument on I words
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no Supposed tendency to change ii words into ai
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in Another view suggested as to the use of the written i or i
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Last words about au
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3 Is ai properly the symbol for a i?
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Two classes of ei words in Old High German
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the AngloSaxon e stand for aese?
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Which coincides with results already reached
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Bullokar Hart Smith Salesbury and Palsgrave ono
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Short se short e short i represented in AngloSaxon by ce e and Footnote on Professor Hadleys paper on English Vowel Quantity
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Short a in AngloSaxon was a
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The final e when sounded?
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The short final e in AngloSaxon probably e
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Me he thee we ye in AngloSaxon with e in Early English with e in both also with ii
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131 Y probably stood for y
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33 The quasidiphlhongal U found only in French words
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34 The French u had formerly a diphthongal sound
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