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Vowel Reduction and the Reality of Phonological Rules
Phonotactic Restrictions and Diachrony
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adverbs analysis Apuleius assumed autem Boethius century A.D. chapter Cicero classical Latin clitics composition vowel compounds course derivational disappearance discussed duration earliest early Latin enclitics enim ergo evidence example exist formation forms frequent grammatical items happened historical Latin Indo-European languages initial instances Janson juncture language change large number late Latin later Latin language length distinction lengthening Leumann lexical items lexicon linguistic Livy long vowels loss of quantity mainly matter of fact meaning medial merger neogrammarian nominal non-enclitic normally nouns occur original participles particle phonemic phonemic length phono phonotactic phonotactic restriction Plautus possible preceding present problems pronouns Proto-Romance question reasons relative chronology result Romance languages Sardic scholars scilicet second position seems seen segment semantic short vowels similar situation sound change speakers stem vowel stressed syllable suapte suffix Swedish synchronic Szantyr tend texts tion verbal verbs vowel length vowel reduction vowel system words