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Language change [electronic resource] : contributions to the study of its causes / edited by Leiv Egil Breivik and Ernst Håkon Jahr.

Publication:
Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1989.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (292 p.)
Edition:
Reprint 2011
Series:
Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM]
Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 43
Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] ; 43
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Subjects:
Linguistic change.
Historical linguistics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Frontmatter
Preface
Introduction
Understanding linguistic innovations / Andersen, Henning
On the causes of syntactic change in English / Breivik, Leiv Egil
Pragmatics and syntactic change / Faarlund, Jan Terje
Language planning and language change / Jahr, Ernst Håkon
The origin and function of switch reference in Green Hmong / Li, Charles N.
Invisible-hand processes and the universal laws of language change / Lüdtke, Helmut
On the causes of accelerated linguistic change in the Pacific area / Mühlhäusler, Peter
Sound change is drawn from a pool of synchronic variation / Ohala, John J.
The role of children in linguistic change / Romaine, Suzanne
Contact and isolation in linguistic change / Trudgill, Peter
Some contact structures in Scandinavian, Dutch, and Raeto-Romansh: inner-linguistic and/or contact causes of language change / Ureland, P. Sture
Index
Backmatter
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Breivik, Leiv Egil.
Jahr, Ernst Håkon, 1948-
ISBN:
3-11-085306-X
OCLC:
922945234
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9783110853063 doi