Latin Alive The Survival of Latin in English and Romance Languages

ISBN-10: 0521734185

ISBN-13: 9780521734189

Edition: 2009

Authors: Joseph B. Solodow

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List price: $40.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 370
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Joseph B. Solodow is professor of foreign languages at Southern Connecticut State University.

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Introduction: English Is Not a Cousin to the Romance Languages, But�
The Career of Latin, I: From Earliest Times to the Height of Empire
The Career of Latin, II: The Empire Succeeded by Barbarian Kingdoms
Latin at Work, I: Nature of the Language; Names and Qualities; Pronunciation
Latin at Work, II: Actions and States
Vulgar Latin
The Romance Vocabulary
The Lexicon in General; Shifts in the Meaning of Words
Changes in the Form of Words
When Words Collide: Conflict and Resolution in the Lexicon
Immigrants: Non-Latin Words in the Romance Languages
Proto-Romance, or What The Languages Share
The Sound of Proto-Romance
The Noun in Proto-Romance
The Verb in Proto-Romance
Earliest Texts and Future Directions, or Where The Languages Diverge
Suggestions for Further Reading
General Index
Index of English Words
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