Linguistic Change: An Introduction to the Historical Study of Language

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LINGUISTIC CHANGE
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORICAL STUDY OF LANGUAGE

By E. H. STURTEVANT with a new Introduction by ERIC P. HAMP

PHOENIX BOOKS

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface xiii
  • Analytical Table of Contents xv
  • Chapter I - INTRODUCTION ON THE NATURE OF LANGUAGE 1
  • Chapter II - PRIMARY CHANGE OF FORM 32
  • Chapter III - SECONDARY CHANGE OF FORM 68
  • Chapter IV - CHANGE OF MEANING 85
  • Chapter V - CHANGE IN VOCABULARY 99
  • Chapter VI - CHANGE IN SYNTAX 131
  • Chapter VII - LANGUAGE AND DIALECT 146
  • Chapter VIII - THE TREND OF LINGUISTIC DEVELOPMENT 159
  • Index 179
  • Index 181
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