Betty S. Phillips
List of John Benjamins publications for which Betty S. Phillips plays a role.
Gradience in an abrupt change: Stress shift in English disyllabic noun-verb pairs. Contact, Variation, and Change in the History of English, Pfenninger, Simone E., Olga Timofeeva, Anne-Christine Gardner, Alpo Honkapohja, Marianne Hundt and Daniel Schreier (eds.), pp. 83–942014.
Two seemingly abrupt shifts affecting disyllabic noun/verb pairs are currently in progress in English. One is the diatonic stress shift, whereby noun/verb pairs originally stressed on the final syllable develop into pairs in which the noun is stressed on the first syllable while the verb remains… read more | Article
Lexical diffusion, lexical frequency, and lexical analysis. Frequency and the Emergence of Linguistic Structure, Bybee, Joan L. and Paul J. Hopper (eds.), pp. 123 ff.2001.
Word frequency and lexical diffusion in English stress shifts. Historical Linguistics 1995: Volume 2: Germanic linguistics, Hogg, Richard M. and Linda van Bergen (eds.), pp. 223 ff.1998.
Lexical diffusion as a guide to scribal intent: a comparison of ME “eo” and “e” spellings in the PETERBOROUGH CHRONICLE and the ORMULUM. Historical Linguistics 1993: Selected papers from the 11th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Los Angeles, 16–20 August 1993, Andersen, Henning (ed.), pp. 379 ff.1995.