1st Edition

A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles
Volume 1, Sounds and Spellings





ISBN 9780415860222
Published May 21, 2013 by Routledge
-12 Pages

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Book Description

This book was first published in 1954.

Table of 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

 

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