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Workbook for Historical linguistics

Winfred Philipp Lehmann

Workbook for Historical linguistics

by Winfred Philipp Lehmann

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Published by Summer Institute of Linguistics, International Academic Bookstore [distributor] in Dallas, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical linguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-164) and index.

    StatementWinfred P. Lehmann.
    ContributionsLehmann, Winfred Philipp, 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP140 .L44 1992 Suppl.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1459995M
    ISBN 100883122723
    LC Control Number93116532

      These include 12 problems on the establishment of genetic relationship among languages, 24 problems on sound change, 35 problems on phonological reconstruction, 10 problems on internal reconstruction, and 20 problems on subgrouping. Each section begins with an introduction to the principles of historical linguistics as applied to the topic at hand.   The book provides explicit solutions to all problems; there is no need for a separate answer book or instructor's manual Problems and Solutions in Historical Linguistics is intended to be a companion to any textbook on historical linguistics, providing data-based instruction on the basic principles of the field and illustrating theory in a.

    Numerous case studies throughout the book show both that theoretical linguistics can be used to solve problems where traditional approaches to historical linguistics have failed to produce satisfying results, and that the results of historical research can have an impact on by: Get this from a library! problems and solutions in historical linguistics: a workbook. [R A Blust].

    Comparative linguistics is now, however, only a part of a more broadly conceived discipline of historical linguistics. For the Indo-European languages, comparative study is now a highly specialized field. Most research is being carried out on the subsequent development of these languages, in . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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As a historical linguist and teacher of this often-neglected field within linguistics, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, I have nothing but praise for this workbook. In short, this is an outstanding and long overdue, practical, and methodical workbook to be used in ANY historical linguistics course, both at the undergraduate and /5(3).

In short, this is an outstanding and long overdue, practical, and methodical workbook to be used in ANY historical linguistics course, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Kudos to the author (Blust) for not only having divided the problems according to level of /5(3). About the Author. Lyle Campbell is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

He is the author of American Indian Languages: The Historical Linguistics of Native America and Historical Syntax in Cross-Linguistic Perspective (with Alice C. Harris), both of which won the Linguistic Society of America's prestigious Leonard Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lehmann, Winfred P.

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“The appearance of this book is one of the most exciting events in historical linguistics in many decades: the book is a stunning achievement. No historical linguist can afford to ignore Hale’s attempt to provide a solid theoretical foundation for the field’s methodological successes, and to link synchronic theoretical linguistics to the study of language by: The Edinburgh University Press office is closed.

Most staff are working from home. You can get in touch by email. Robert McColl Millar is Professor in Linguistics and Scottish Language at the University of Aberdeen. His most recent books include English Historical Sociolinguistics () and (with William Barras and Lisa Marie Bonnici) Lexical Variation and Attrition in the Scottish Fishing Communities ().File Size: 3MB.

PREFACE The primary mission of this manual is to provide sample answers or possible solutions to the exercises in the Historical Linguistics: an Introduction, 3rd edition.

For many of the exercises, of course, there is no definitive or unique single solution, and other answersFile Size: 1MB. The workbook is intended to be a companion piece to any textbook on historical linguistics, providing data-based instruction on the basic principles of the field and illustrating theory in a practical way.

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The first part functions as an elementary introduction to the comparative method, involving the establishment of lexical and grammatical cognates, the reconstruction of their historical development, techniques for the.

As a historical linguist and teacher of this often-neglected field within linguistics, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, I have nothing but praise for this workbook.

In short, this is an outstanding and long overdue, practical, and methodical workbook to be used in ANY historical linguistics course, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.4/5(2). Cambridge Core - History of the English Language - The Cambridge Handbook of English Historical Linguistics - edited by Merja Kytö.

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Robert Blust, will be published by Edinburgh University Press in February, It contains problems and solutions covering 5 distinct problem areas (the establishment of genetic relationship among languages, sound change, phonological reconstruction, internal reconstruction, and subgrouping).

A hands-on approach to historical linguistics, working through problems in five different categories. This book offers a hands-on approach to historical linguistics, guiding the student through problems in five different categories. These include 12 problems on the establishment of genetic relationship among languages, 24 problems on sound change, 35 problems on phonological.

The workbook is intended to be a companion piece to any textbook on historical linguistics, providing data-based instruction on the basic principles of the field and illustrating theory in a practical way.

This book is copublished with MIT Press and is available in North America with the ISBN Linguistic Field(s): Historical. I was very happy to discover John McWhorter's THE POWER OF BABEL: A Natural History of Language, which introduces historical linguistics, squashes Unfortunately, I don't have much of a gift of simplifying the field for average people, and I've longed for a simple introduction that I could recommend.4/5.

This accessible, hands-on text not only introduces students to the important topicsin historical linguistics but also shows them how to apply the methods described and how to thinkabout the issues; abundant examples and exercises allow students to focus on how to do historicallinguistics.

Distinctive to this text is its integration of the standard topics with others nowconsidered important to 3/5(1).This book discusses the Celtic languages historically, structurally and sociolinguistically, making it an excellent resource for all students and teachers of cultural studies and the Celtic language, as well as students of general linguistics.

The historical sections include the origin and history of the Celtic languages, their spread and their.This book is an introduction to the concepts and techniques of diachronic linguistics--the study of language change over time.

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