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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Yiddish Language Structures
Edited By: Marion Aptroot
Björn Hansen
Series Title: Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT] 52

Yiddish Language Structures presents ten new studies on structural aspects of Yiddish in the light of modern linguistic theories which are of interest to linguists and philologists. The contributions are examples of data-based research. They address several levels of the language system including morphology, syntax and lexicology, and put special emphasis on mechanisms of internal and contact-induced language change spanning different epochs and societal and textual strata.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Typology
Subject Language(s): Yiddish, Eastern
Yiddish, Western
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110339345
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110339529
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95