Variation typology

Variation typology

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The contributions of this handbook deal with the languages of Europe and describe their different grammatical systems with regard to changes and developments in the course of time. The volume contains studies dealing with English, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Greek, Hungarian and other Germanic, Slavonic and Romance languages. It is completed by a comprehensive bibliography and several indexes.In Old Swedish long /a/ became long /o/, long /o/ became long /u/, and the old long /u/ was fronted to /ui/. ... Essentially the umlauted vowels are consequences of an /i/- or /j/-phoneme in the ending of the word. ... The following list present the phonemes in a fairly uncontroversial fashion. ... There are a number of minimal pairs of the following type, where the two-syllable stem carries accent 2 (siegen, anbsp;...

Title:Variation typology
Author:Thorsten Roelcke
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2003


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