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An introduction to historical linguistics / Terry Crowley and Claire Bowern.

By: Crowley, Terry.
Contributor(s): Bowern, Claire, 1977-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010Edition: 4th ed.Description: xxxii, 376 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780195365542 (pbk.).Subject(s): Historical linguisticsDDC classification: 417.7 C T I
Contents:
Types of sound change -- Expressing sound changes -- Phonetic and phonemic change -- The comparative method (1): procedures -- Determining relatedness -- Internal reconstruction -- Computational and statistical methods -- The comparative method (2): history and challenges -- Morphological change -- Semantic and lexical change -- Syntactic change -- Observing language change -- Language contact -- Cultural reconstruction.
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مكتبة كلية العلوم والدراسات الانسانية بالغاط - طلاب (SGM)
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مكتبة كلية العلوم والدراسات الانسانية بالغاط - طلاب (SGM)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-367) and index.

Types of sound change -- Expressing sound changes -- Phonetic and phonemic change -- The comparative method (1): procedures -- Determining relatedness -- Internal reconstruction -- Computational and statistical methods -- The comparative method (2): history and challenges -- Morphological change -- Semantic and lexical change -- Syntactic change -- Observing language change -- Language contact -- Cultural reconstruction.

Patron comment on 2014-09-11

An excellent book to know the periodic and systematic change in language.

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