Standard Alphabet for Reducing Unwritten Languages and Foreign Graphic Systems to a Uniform Orthography in European Letters (2nd rev.ed. London, 1863)

Classics Editor + Introduction
J. Alan Kemp | University of Edinburgh
ISBN 9789027208767 | EUR 130.00 | USD 195.00
ISBN 9789027280961 | EUR 130.00 | USD 195.00
Google Play logo
This new edition of Carl Richard Lepsius’s Standard Alphabet reproduces the text of the second, enlarged, edition of 1863. The extensive Introduction by J. Alan Kemp places it in its historical setting and provides comments on the phonetic basis for the Alphabet and the notation.
[Amsterdam Classics in Linguistics, 1800–1925, 5] 1981.  x, 99*, xvii, 336 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Cited by

Cited by 5 other publications

Calhoun, Doyle
2023. Flipping the script? Native-speaker linguists and colonial orthographies in nineteenth-century Senegal. Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics 0:0 DOI logo
Gal, Susan & Judith T. Irvine
2019. Signs of Difference, DOI logo
2000. Orthography and ideology: issues in Sranan spelling. Linguistics 38:5 DOI logo
Sebba, Mark
2009. Sociolinguistic approaches to writing systems research. Writing Systems Research 1:1  pp. 35 ff. DOI logo
Solleveld, Floris
2020. Lepsius as a linguist: fieldwork, philology, phonetics, and ‘the Hamitic hypothesis’. Language & History 63:3  pp. 193 ff. DOI logo

This list is based on CrossRef data as of 9 november 2023. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.


Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  81189774 | Marc record