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TOC: Diachronica 36 / 1 (2019)

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Date: 23-Apr-2019
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Diachronica Vol. 36, No. 1 (2019)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Diachronica
Volume Number: 36
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2019

Main Text:

2019. iii, 137 pp.

Table of Contents


Using phonotactics to reconstruct degrammaticalization: The origin of the Sirva pronoun be
Don Daniels
Pages 1–36

/h/ insertion as a ‘camouflage archaism’?: Dialect contact, colonial lag and the feature pool in South Atlantic English
Daniel Schreier
Pages 37–65

The semantic development of borrowed derivational morphology: Change and stability in French-English language contact
Marion Schulte
Pages 66–99


Sampling error in lexicostatistical measurements: A Slavic case study
Jan Feld and Alexander Maxwell
Pages 100–120

Review article

Scouring the world for transgenetic interrelationships
Reviewed by James A. Matisoff
Pages 121–137

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)

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