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Foreword E Annamalai
Edgar C Polome
Phonemic Change ?
William D Frawley
Paul A Bennett
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abrupt according activity AUTHOR become century Chinese commodities consequences constructions dialect dimension discussion distinction Dravidian ECONOMY effect England English environment evidence example fact factors Figure forms frequency function further gradual grammar historical implementation increase Indian individuals initial INTRODUCTION language change learned lexical diffusion lexically gradual lexicon linguistic literacy literate loss Marathi mass MATHEMATICAL MODEL means Neogrammarian object observed orality original parameters percentage phonetic phonological change population position possible present Press printing problem production progress pronunciation question reading References relation represented result rule says scholars schools social society sound change speakers speech spoken spread stages standard strategic structure symbolic syntactic change Table Tamil texts theory tion translation unchanged University variable variation verbs vowels Wang words workers writing written