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
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
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
Pronunciation and meaning of Chaucers name
Influence of final e in words that in French ended in iere
And in ede with one or two troublesome exceptions
In the former of all these pairs of classes the sound was ii
Can the sound have been aeae?
True sound that of ee
The distinction between the two classes of e words equally marked in AngloSaxon
Final argument on I words
no Supposed tendency to change ii words into ai
in Another view suggested as to the use of the written i or i
Last words about au
3 Is ai properly the symbol for a i?
Two classes of ei words in Old High German
the AngloSaxon e stand for aese?
Which coincides with results already reached
Bullokar Hart Smith Salesbury and Palsgrave ono
Short se short e short i represented in AngloSaxon by ce e and Footnote on Professor Hadleys paper on English Vowel Quantity
Short a in AngloSaxon was a
The final e when sounded?
The short final e in AngloSaxon probably e
Me he thee we ye in AngloSaxon with e in Early English with e in both also with ii
131 Y probably stood for y
33 The quasidiphlhongal U found only in French words
34 The French u had formerly a diphthongal sound

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