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A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

Volume 1, Sounds and Spellings

By Otto Jespersen

Routledge – 2006 – 512 pages

Series: Otto Jespersen

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Description

This book was first published in 1954.

Contents

1. Introduction

2. The basis. Consonants

3. The basis. Vowels and dipthongs

4. The basis . Quantity

5. Stress

6. The earliest changes

7. Early changes in consonant-groups

8. The great vowel-shift

9. Unstressed vowels

10. Loss of consonants and rise of

11. Seventeenth century vowel changes

12. Eighteenth century changes

13. Present English sounds. Consonants

14. Present English sounds. Vowels

15. Conclusion

Name: A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles: Volume 1, Sounds and Spellings (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Otto Jespersen. This book was first published in 1954.
Categories: Grammar, Phonology, Syntax, Theoretical Linguistics