Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:

$34674

Still Needed:

$40326

Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington


Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.



Email this page

TOC Description

Email this message to a friend

Journal Title: Diachronica
Volume/Issue:   29/4
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. iii, 152 pp.

Table of Contents

Articles / Aufsätze

Phonologically-constrained change: The role of the foot in monosyllabization and rhythmic shifts in Mainland Southeast Asia
Marc Brunelle and Pittayawat Pittayaporn
411 – 433

The emergence of obstruents after high vowels
David R. Mortensen
434 – 470

The principle of morphosyntactic subsystem integrity in language contact: Evidence from morphological borrowing in Resígaro (Arawakan)
Frank Seifart
471 – 504

New methodologies for historical linguistics?: Calibrating a lexicon-based methodology for diffusion vs. subgrouping
Mark Donohue, Tim Denham and Stephen Oppenheimer
505 – 522

Discussion Notes

Basic vocabulary and Bayesian phylolinguistics: Issues of understanding and representation
Simon J. Greenhill and Russell D. Gray
523 – 537

Consensus and the lexicon in historical linguistics: Rejoinder to “Basic vocabulary and Bayesian phylolinguistics”
Mark Donohue, Tim Denham and Stephen Oppenheimer
538 – 546

Reviews / Comptes rendus / Besprechungen

Low Saxon Dialects across Borders — Niedersächsische Dialekte über Grenzen hinweg. Edited by Alexandra N. Lenz, Charlotte Gooskens & Siemon Reker
Reviewed by Jack Hoeksema
547 – 551

Analysing Variation in English. Edited by Warren Maguire & April McMahon
Reviewed by James A. Walker
552 – 557

Editorial

Joe’s Jottings
559 – 562
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
 
LL Issue: 24.309