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Old English Phonology

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ISBN-10: 052113627X

ISBN-13: 9780521136273

Edition: 2010

Authors: Roger Lass, John M. Anderson

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/25/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

John M. Anderson is Emeritus Professor of English Language at the University of Edinburgh. He has been a visiting professor at universities in Denmark, Poland, Greece, and Spain. His books include The Grammar of Case (CUP, 1971); Old English Phonology (with Roger Lass, CUP, 1975); Principles of Dependency Phonology (with Colin J. Ewen, CUP, 1987); A Notional Theory of Syntactic Categories (CUP, 1997); Modern Grammars of Case (OUP, 2006); and The Grammar of Names (OUP, 2007).

List of abbreviations
Preface
Preliminaries: The Feature Framework
'Ablaut' in the Old English strong verb
The Anglo-Frisian brightening
Two processes of vowel epenthesis: breaking and back umlaut
Palatalisation and I-umlaut
Strengthening and weakening of obstruents: fricative voicing assignment, continuancy adjustment, and some related processes
Epilogue: historical implications: the phonological inventories: some afterthoughts on theory
Appendices
References
Subject and author index
Word index