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TOC: Diachronica 29/2 (2012)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <>

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

Journal Title: DiachronicaVolume Number: 29Issue Number: 2Issue Date: 2012

Main Text:

2012. iii, 145 pp.

Table of Contents

Articles / Aufsätze

Primary split revisitedRobert A. Blust129-138

How discourse context shapes the lexicon: Explaining the distribution of Spanish f-/h‑ wordsEsther L. Brown and William D. Raymond139-161

Historical change of word classesMatthias Gerner162-200

Historical transfer of nasality between consonantal onset and vowel: From C to Vor from V to C?Alexis Michaud, Guillaume Jacques and Robert L. Rankin201-230

Formal mismatches and functional advantage in syntactic change: The case ofOld and Middle Russian non-verbal predicatesNerea Madariaga231-257

Reviews / Comptes rendus / Besprechungen

The Linguistic Cycle: Language change and the language faculty. By Ellyvan GelderenReviewed by Pierre Larrivée259-264

Degrammaticalization. By Muriel NordeReviewed by Benjamin W. Fortson IV265-273

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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