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The Development of Old English

The Development of Old English

Don Ringe and Ann Taylor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199207848
eISBN:
9780191779763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207848.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This volume traces the development of English phonology and morphology from Proto-Germanic to Old English of about the year 900 and describes Old English syntax in a modern framework from a ... More

From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Don Ringe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198792581
eISBN:
9780191834578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792581.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This book describes the earliest reconstructable stages of the prehistory of English, focusing specifically on linguistic structure. It outlines the grammar of Proto-Indo-European, considers the ... More

Grammaticalization from a Typological Perspective

Grammaticalization from a Typological Perspective

Heiko Narrog and Bernd Heine (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198795841
eISBN:
9780191837036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795841.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This volume explores the way in which grammaticalization processesâ whereby lexical words eventually become markers of grammatical categories—converge and differ across various types of language. ... More

A History of the Spanish LexiconA Linguistic Perspective

A History of the Spanish Lexicon: A Linguistic Perspective

Steven N. Dworkin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199541140
eISBN:
9780191741395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541140.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This history of the Spanish lexicon is written from the interacting perspectives of linguistic and cultural change and in the light of advances in the study of language contact and lexical change. ... More

The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Adam Ledgeway and Martin Maiden (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

This book is as an essential tool for both Romance linguists and general linguists which brings together leading recent international scholarship in individual Romance varieties and from different ... More

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