Historical Linguistics 1995

Volume 1: General issues and non-Germanic Languages.

Selected papers from the 12th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Manchester, August 1995

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| St. Catherine's College, Oxford
| University of Manchester
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This volume contains papers on general issues of language change, as well as specific studies of non-Germanic languages, including Romance, Slavonic, Japanese, Australian languages, and early Indo-European. A second volume, edited by Richard M. Hogg and Linda van Bergen, contains papers on Germanic.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 161]  2000.  xii, 438 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
vii
Emergence and Evolution of French Nasal Vowels: Reconsidering data through the interplay of production and perception
Jean-Luc Azra-Ikezawa
1
Development of Aspect from Ancient Slavic to Bulgaro-Macedonian
Vit Bubenik
23
Patterns of ‘Active’ Syntax in Late Latin Pleonastic Reflexives
Michela Cennamo
35
Comparative Reconstitution
Alan Dench
57
Expletives and Change: A morphological approach to syntactic change
Monique Dufresne, Fernande Dupuis and Mireille Tremblay
73
Variation between the French Clitics y and lui: Semantics vs. morphology
Denis Dumas
87
On Simplicity in Linguistic Reconstruction
Anthony Fox
99
Recent Changes in the Tonology of Kyoto Japanese
Bjarke Frellesvig
111
On Some Grammaticalization Patterns for Auxiliaries
Anna Giacalone Ramat
125
Kakari Particles and the Merger of the Predicative and Attributive Forms in Old Japanese
Peter Hendriks
155
Is Quantifier-Floating in Japanese a Recent Innovation? Contextual analysis of the numeral quantifier construction in Old Japanese
Alan Hyun-Oak Kim
169
Vedic Causative Nasal Presents and their Thematicization: A functional approach
Leonid Kulikov
191
The ‘Invisible Hand’ at Work: Phonemic change as a ‘phenomenon of the third kind’
Paul M. Lloyd
211
The Origins of Definiteness Marking
Christopher Lyons
223
From Deixis ad Oculos to Discourse Markers via Deixis ad Phantasma
Maria M. Manoliu
243
The Legacy of Recycled Aspect
Marianne Mithun
261
The Development of Transitivity in the Chibchan Languages of Colombia
Nicholas Ostler
279
Capitalization
Christopher J. Pountain
295
Indo-European *d, *l, and *dl
Timothy J. Pulju
311
Declension in Old and Middle French: Two opposing tendencies
Pieter van Reenen and Lene Schøsler
327
From Latin Metre to Romance Rhythm
Mario Saltarelli
345
Diverging Sources of Perfective Aspect Morphology in Tibeto-Kinnauri: External motivation or internal development?
Anju Saxena
361
On the Origins of the Order of agreement and Tense Markers
Anna Siewierska
377
Character-Based Reconstruction of a Linguistic Cladogram
Ann Taylor, Tandy Warnow and Don Ringe
393
Bringing the Invisible Hand to Cognitive Grammar
Margaret E. Winters and Geoffrey S. Nathan
409
Index
423
“[...] a varied sample of some of the best historical linguistics work currently being conducted.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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