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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical linguistics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-415) and indexes.

StatementRoger Lass.
SeriesCambridge studies in linguistics ;, 81
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP140 .L28 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 423 p. :
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL975267M
ISBN 100521453089, 0521459249
LC Control Number96012317

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  Within historical linguistics, his research focuses mainly on Indo-European languages. He has written and edited numerous books – including Language History, Language Change, and Language .   Historical Linguistics and Language Change. By ROGER LASS. (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics, 81) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xxiii + pp. 55 [pounds sterling] . Departing little from other textbooks of historical linguistics, it presents the comparative method, details the process of lexical, morphology and syntactical, and phonological change. Contact phenomena are discussed in one brief chapter, and the book ends with various explanations for why languages change/5(8).   In this article the changes internally and language development will be reviewed by looking through the study of historical change and development language based on the history of .