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Published by J. Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Asia -- Languages -- Phonology, Historical.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistorical phonology of Asian languages.
      Statementedited by William G. Boltz and Michael C. Shapiro.
      SeriesAmsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., v. 77
      ContributionsBoltz, William G., Shapiro, Michael C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP381.A75 S78 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 249 p. :
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1554142M
      ISBN 109027235740, 1556191324
      LC Control Number91034227

      Professor Emeritus of Linguistics Email: [email protected] Research: Southeast Asian languages, especially Tibeto-Burman and Thai, Chinese, Japanese, field linguistics, Yiddish studies, historical semantics, psychosemantics, language typology, area linguistics.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Chiefly revised papers based on a series of lectures,sponsored by the Asian Linguistics Colloquium of the Dept. of Asian Languages and Literature, University of Washington, Seattle. Historical phonology focuses on the nature of linguistic change itself, that is, how and why languages change, and the underlying forces and processes which shape, mould and direct modifications.

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Studies in the Historical Phonology of Asian Languages William G. Boltz, Michael C. Shapiro (Eds.) This volume owes its genesis to a series of lectures on various aspects of the historical phonology of Asian languages, sponsored by the Asian Linguistics Colloquium of the Department of Asian Languages and Literature of the University of.

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This volume owes its genesis to a series of lectures on various aspects of the historical phonology of Asian languages, sponsored by the Asian Linguistics Colloquium of the Department of Asian Languages and Literature of the University of Washington, in Seattle.

The volume includes papers on both theoretical and applied aspects of Asian linguistics, and topics examined include vowel harmony. Asian Languages and Linguistics aims to enhance high-quality research on the description and theoretical analysis of languages throughout Asia.

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First International Symposium on Languages in Taiwan, Taipei. () A handbook of Old Chinese phonology. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, () Zhōu and Hàn phonology in the Shījīng. In Studies in the historical phonology of Asian languages (Current issues in linguistic theory, 77), ed.

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Professor Baxter specializes in historical linguistics; his book A Handbook of Old Chinese Phonology (Mouton DeGruyter, ) presents a reconstruction of the pronunciation of Old Chinese-the language of the earliest Chinese literary texts.

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