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Title: Nasal Vowel Evolution in Romance
Written By: Rodney Sampson
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Drawing on a wide range of philological and linguistic materials, Rodney Sampson provides for the first time a detailed comparative study tracing the rise and pattern of the evolution of nasal vowels in Romance; a family of language in which vowel nasalization has been richly represented. Developments across all the standard varieties and some non-standard varieties are considered, enabling broad characteristics of vowel nasalization in Romance to be identified.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198238487
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 432 p
Prices: $105.00