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LINGUIST List 23.2818

Sun Jun 24 2012

TOC: Diachronica 29/2 (2012)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Jun-2012
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Diachronica Vol. 29, No. 2 (2012)
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Publisher: John Benjamins
http://www.benjamins.com/

Journal Title: Diachronica
Volume Number: 29
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2012


Main Text:

2012. iii, 145 pp.

Table of Contents

Articles / Aufsätze

Primary split revisited
Robert A. Blust
129-138

How discourse context shapes the lexicon: Explaining the distribution of Spanish f-
/h‑ words
Esther L. Brown and William D. Raymond
139-161

Historical change of word classes
Matthias Gerner
162-200

Historical transfer of nasality between consonantal onset and vowel: From C to V
or from V to C?
Alexis Michaud, Guillaume Jacques and Robert L. Rankin
201-230

Formal mismatches and functional advantage in syntactic change: The case of
Old and Middle Russian non-verbal predicates
Nerea Madariaga
231-257

Reviews / Comptes rendus / Besprechungen

The Linguistic Cycle: Language change and the language faculty. By Elly
van Gelderen
Reviewed by Pierre Larrivée
259-264

Degrammaticalization. By Muriel Norde
Reviewed by Benjamin W. Fortson IV
265-273



Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Phonology
Syntax
Typology

Subject Language(s): Russian (rus)
Russian, Old (orv)
Spanish (spa)
Spanish, Old (osp)

Language Family(ies): Austro-Asiatic
Celtic
Hmong-Mien
Kam-Tai
Kwa
Sino-Tibetan
Siouan
Tibeto-Burman
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