Papers from the VIth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Poznań, 22–26 August 1983

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This volume presents a selection of papers from the 6th International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL), which was held in 1983, in Poznań, Poland.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 34]  1985.  xxiii, 622 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
ix
List of participants
xi
Conference programme
xvii
Divergence and convergence in linguistic evolution
Henrik Birnbaum
1
Areal linguistics and its implications for historical linguistics
Lyle Campbell
25
Paradigm economy in Latin nouns
Andrew D. Carstairs-McCarthy
57
Ablaut: a phoenix in the history of Afrikaans
C. Jac Conradie
71
An analysis and synthesis in sound change
Andrei Danchev
83
On the diachrony of subtractive poerations: evidence for semiotically based models of natural phonology and natural morphology from northern anatolien greek dialects
Wolfgang U. Dressler and Veneeta Acson
105
Did old English have a middle voice?
Thomas H.K. Fraser
129
The vowel /a:/ in English
Hubert Gburek
139
Framing the linguistic actions scene in Old and Present-day English: CWEþAN, SECGAN, SP(R)ECAN and Present-day English SPEAK, TALK, SAY and TELL compared
Louis Goossens
149
Lexical restructuring: rule loss versus rule intersection; evidence from Italian
Rita de Grandis
171
Theories of sound change fail if they try predict too much
Jadranka Gvozdanovic
183
Chance and necessity in diachronic syntax — word order typologies and the position of modern Persian relative clauses
Hubert Haider
199
Umlaut as a harmony process
Camiel S.J.N. Hamans
217
Divergent patterns of word prder in contemporary French
Martin B. Harris
235
Articulatory modes and typological universals: the puzzle of Bantu ejectives ans aspirates
Robert K. Herbert
251
Velar segments in Old English and Old Irish
Raymond Hickey
267
On the semasiologization of phonological rules: the semiotic evolution of Finnish consonant gradation
Eugene Holman
281
Another explanation for the development of s before l in Norwegian
Ernst Håkon Jahr
291
Wilhelm Scherer’s Zur geschichte der deutschen Sprache: a milestone in 19th-century linguistics
Kurt R. Jankowsky
301
Proto-Indo-European consonantism: methodological and further typological concerns
Brian D. Joseph
313
The place of Saussure’s Memoire in the development of historical linguistics
E.F.K. Koerner
323
Indo-European numerals and the sexagesimal system
Witold Mańczak
347
Absolute versus relative comparison: typology and development
Thomas Markey
353
Diachronic morphologization: the circumstances surrounding the birth, growth and decline of noun incorporation
Marianne Mithun
365
For a diachrony-in-synchrony analysis
Ruta Nagucka
394
On the possible clusters of mb, nd, and ŋg in Proto- Japanese
Fred C.C. Peng
409
Are there dysfunctional changes?
Anna Giacalone Ramat
427
The Indo-European origin of the Balti Slavic — ē — and — a- preterite
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen
441
Variability in word formation patterns and productivity in the American South
Edgar W. Schneider
467
Rule ordering and the dynamics of diatopic language variation
Johan Taeldeman
489
Le développement d’un auxiliaire modal en yiddish: lozn ‘laiser’
Moshe Taube
499
Confrontation and association
Elizabeth Closs Traugott
515
The bifurcation theory of the Germanic and German consonant shifts: synopsis and some further thoughts
Theo Vennemann
527
Prosodic structures and the development of French schwa
S. Paul Verluyten
549
On the origins and developments of American English
Wolfgang Viereck
561
Quelques problèmes des recherche étymologiques sur les emprunts lexicaux
Bogdan Walczak
571
Morphologische Natürlichkeit und morphologischer Wandel. Zur vorhersagbarkeit von sprachveranderüngen
Wolfgang Ullrich Wurzel
587
Anders Ahlqvist: Summing up
601
Index of languages
607
Index of names
612
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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