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Consonant change in English worldwide

synchrony meets diachrony

by Daniel Schreier

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Consonants.,
  • English language -- Phonology, Historical.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDaniel Schreier.
    SeriesPalgrave studies in language history and language change
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1159 .S38 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3424406M
    ISBN 101403998248
    LC Control Number2005047240


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Applying insights from variationist linguistics to historical change mechanisms that have affected the consonantal system of English, Daniel Schreier reports findings from a historical corpus-based study on the reduction of particular consonant clusters and compares them with similar processes in synchronic varieties, thus defining consonantal change.

The literature on language acquisition indicates that the first syllable types produced by children are CV and V and that the most preferred syllable pattern in child language 12 Consonant Change in English Worldwide.

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