Trask"s Historical Linguistics by Robert McColl Millar

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .

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Subjects:

  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics,
  • Historical linguistics

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10680473M
ISBN 100340927658
ISBN 109780340927656

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Historical Linguistics is an interesting topic to read about. This book does a pretty good job explaining the tool kit an historical linguist needs to reconstruct proto-languages as well as understand language roots.

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Trask’s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition, is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change over engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change 5/5(4).

This book is an introduction to historical linguistics - the study of language change over time. Written in an engaging style and illustrated with examples from a wide range of languages, the book covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change, language contact, t/5.

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Giving an introduction to historical linguistics, this book discusses major types of change, consequences of change (dialect and language families), methods in historical linguistics, sociolinguistic aspects of change, language contact, birth and death of languages, language and prehistory and the issue of very remote relations.

Trask’s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition, is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change over engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change Reviews: 4.

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"Trask's Historical Linguistics is a jewel among textbooks of Historical Linguistics: it brings to life the intriguing paths on which human languages have wandered in their development, and sparks the enthusiasm of the reader to explore and study them, providing the necessary toolkit and background knowledge.".

This book is an introduction to historical linguistics - the study of language change over time. Written in an engaging style and illustrated with examples from a wide range of languages, the book covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change, language contact, the birth and death of Reviews: 5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: Trask's Historical linguistics / R.L. Trask. TY - BOOK. T1 - Trask's Historical Linguistics. AU - Millar, Robert McColl. AU - Trask, Larry. PY - /2/ Y1 - /2/ N2 - Trask’s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition, is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change over time.

Trask’s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition, is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change over engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change.

This book is an introduction to historical linguistics - the study of language change over time. Written in an engaging style and illustrated with examples from a wide range of languages, the book covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change, language contact, the birth and death of /5(5).

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butcher boy, e z french barron apos s e z series, anatomy bodybuilding a complete visual guide, biology plant. The editor, Robert McColl Millar, (a professor of linguistics and Scots at Aberdeen) writes: It is also important that I pay tribute to Larry Trask, a man I never met, much to my regret.

While a considerable part of this book has been formed by me, the general conception is Larry Trask’s. "Trask's Historical Linguistics is a jewel among textbooks of Historical Linguistics: it brings to life the intriguing paths on which human languages have wandered in their development, and sparks the enthusiasm of the reader to explore and study them, providing the necessary toolkit and background knowledge."Robert Mailhammer, University of Western Sydney, Australia "Larry Trask's Historical /5(59).

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Robert McColl Millar is Professor in Linguistics and Scottish Language at the University of Aberdeen. His most recent books include English Historical Sociolinguistics () and (with William Barras and Lisa Marie Bonnici) Lexical Variation and Attrition in the Scottish Fishing Communities ().

Larry Trask was Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sussex and an authority on Basque. This engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change, language contact, the birth and death of languages, language and prehistory and the issue of very.

A hands-on approach to historical linguistics, working through problems in five different categories. This book offers a hands-on approach to historical linguistics, guiding the student through problems in five different categories. These include 12 problems on the establishment of genetic relationship among languages, 24 problems on sound change, 35 problems on phonological.

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Written in an engaging style and illustrated with examples from a wide range of languages, the book covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change, language contact.

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This is a major introduction to historical linguistics, designed for students who have no background in historical linguistics but who have at least some knowledge of phonetics, phonology and morphology.

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Abundant examples and exercises allow students to focus on how to do historical linguistics. The book is distinctive for its integration of the standard topics with others now considered important to the field, including syntactic change, grammaticalization, sociolinguistic contributions to linguistic change, distant genetic relationships.

You're not going to be satisfied with dictionaries unless you learn some historical linguistics to interpret them. Trask's book is a very good start.

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