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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
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Published May 1st 1991 by Walter de Gruyter (first published 1986)
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It helps to know German to understand his examples. It won't hurt to read Sanskrit, either.
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