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History of the Spanish Language

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ISBN-10: 0521394813

ISBN-13: 9780521394819

Edition: 1991

Authors: Ralph Penny

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This book provides a clear and elegant account of the development of Spanish over the last 2000 years. Although principally oriented towards 'internal' history, 'external' history is considered in outline in the Introduction and is referred to throughout. The four principal chapters deal in detail with phonological development, and with morpho-syntactical, lexical and semantic change. Professor Penny's treatment of the sound-system is in terms both of broad patterns of change and specific phonemic developments, and is described in two main phases: spoken Latin to medieval Spanish, and medieval to modern Spanish. In the chapter on morpho-syntax, grammatical morphology and lexical morphology…    
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List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/28/1991
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 335
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.33" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

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