Historical Linguistics 2003

Selected papers from the 16th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Copenhagen, 11–15 August 2003

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| University of Copenhagen
| Roskilde University
| University of Copenhagen
| University of Copenhagen
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This volume consists of 19 papers presented at the 16th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, which was held in August 2003 in Copenhagen and drew the largest number of participants and the widest array of languages that this important biannual conference has ever had. As with previous volumes, the papers selected cover a wide range of subjects besides the core areas of historical linguistics, and this time include studies on ethnolinguistics, grammaticalisation, language contact, sociolinguistics, and typology. The individual languages treated include Brazilian Portuguese, Chukchi, Korean, Danish, English, German, Greek, Japanese, Kok-Papónk, Latin, Newar, Old Norse, Romanian, Seneca, Spanish, and Swedish. The volume reflects the state of the art both empirical and theoretical — in Historical Linguistics today, and shows the discipline to be as flourishing and capable of new advances as ever.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 257]  2005.  x, 312 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
vii
Typological reflections on loss of morphological case in Middle Low German and in the Mainland Scandinavian languages
John Ole Askedal
1–19
Ethnoreconstruction in Kok-Papónk
Paul Black
21–29
Rraising verbs vs. auxiliaries
Kasper Boye
31–46
On the origin of the final unstressed [i] in Brazilian and other varieties of Portuguese: New evidence in an enduring debate
Maria José Carvalho
47–60
Socio-historical evidence for copula variability in rural Southern America
Gaillynn D. Clements
61–73
Main Stress Left in Early Middle English
B. Elan Dresher and Aditi Lahiri
75–85
Some dialectal, sociolectal and communicative aspects of word order variation and change in Late Middle English
Tamás Eitler
87–102
Using Universal Principles of Phonetic Qualitative Reduction in Grammaticalization to explain the Old Spanish Shift from ge to se
Andrés Enrique-Arias
103–114
The origin of transitive auxiliary verbs in Chukotko-Kamchatkan
Michael Fortescue
115–130
Grammaticalisation and Latin
Michele Fruyt
131–139
Paths of semantic extension: From cause to beneficiary and purpose
Silvia Luraghi
141–157
Vanishing discourse markers: Lat. et vs. sic in Old French and Old Romanian
Maria M. Manoliu
159–177
From ditransitive to monotransitive structure in the history of the Spanish language. Reanalysis of objects: A case of incorporation and monotransitivization
Rosa María Ortiz Ciscomani
179–197
Reflexive intensification in Spanish: Toward a complex reflexive?
Johan Pedersen
199–223
Modern Swedish bara: From adjective to conditional subordinator
Henrik Rosenkvist
225–239
Nordic prefix loss and metrical stress theory with particular reference to ga- and bi -
Michael Schulte
241–255
The origin and development of lär, a modal epistemic in Swedish
Gudrun Svensson
257–277
The development of the Spanish verb ir to an auxiliary of voice
Thora Vinther
279–300
The development of continuous aspect
Kazuha Watanabe
301–315
Index
317–319
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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