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Principles of Historical Linguistics
Historical linguistic theory and practice contains a great number of different 'layers' which have been accepted in the course of time and have acquired a permanency of their own. These range from neogrammarian conceptualizations of sound change and analogy to present-day ideas on rule change and language mixture. To get a full grasp of the principles of historical linguis...more
Paperback, 744 pages
Published May 1st 1991 by Walter de Gruyter
(first published 1986)
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