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A History of English: Volume I
From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English)

Published October 16, 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

1 General introduction 1
2 Proto-Indo-European 4
2.1 Introduction 4
2.2 PIE phonology 6
2.2.1 PIE obstruents 7
2.2.2 PIE sonorants and high vowels 9
2.2.3 PIE nonhigh vowels 10
2.2.4 PIE phonological rules 11
2.2.5 PIE accent 21
2.3 PIE inflectional morphology 22
2.3.1 PIE inflectional categories 22
2.3.2 Formal expression of inflectional categories 26
2.3.3 PIE verb inflection 27
2.3.4 PIE noun inflection 41
2.3.5 PIE adjective inflection 50
2.3.6 The inflection of other PIE nominals 52
2.4 PIE derivational morphology 58
2.4.1 Compounding 58
2.4.2 PIE derivational suffixes 60
2.5 PIE syntax 64
2.6 The PIE lexicon 65
3 The development of Proto-Germanic 67
3.1 Introduction 67
3.2 Regular sound changes 68
3.2.1 The elimination of laryngeals, and related developments of vowels 68
3.2.2 Changes affecting sonorants 81
3.2.3 Changes affecting obstruents 87
3.2.4 Grimm’s Law and Verner’s Law 93
3.2.5 Sievers’ Law and non-initial syllables 116
3.2.6 Loss of *j, *w, and *ə; miscellaneous consonant changes 128
3.2.7 Other changes of vowels 145
3.2.8 Chronological overview 150
3.3 Restructurings of the inflectional morphology 151
3.3.1 The restructuring of the verb system 151
3.3.2 The double paradigm of adjectives 169
3.4 The development of inflectional morphology in detail 170
3.4.1 Changes in inflectional categories 171
3.4.2 Changes in the formal expression of inflectional categories 172
3.4.3 Changes in verb inflection 174
3.4.4 Changes in noun inflection 196
3.4.5 Changes in the inflection of other nominals 202
3.5 Changes in other components of the grammar 211
4 Proto-Germanic 213
4.1 Introduction 213
4.2 PGmc phonology 214
4.2.1 PGmc consonants 214
4.2.2 PGmc vocalics 220
4.3 PGmc inflectional morphology 233
4.3.1 Inflectional categories of PGmc 233
4.3.2 The formal expression of PGmc inflectional categories 234
4.3.3 PGmc verb inflection 235
4.3.4 PGmc noun inflection 268
4.3.5 PGmc adjective inflection 281
4.3.6 The inflection of other PGmc nominals 286
4.4 PGmc word formation 291
4.4.1 Compounding 291
4.4.2 PGmc derivational suffixes 291
4.5 PGmc syntax 295
4.6 The PGmc lexicon 295

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Open Library
OL7405151M
Internet Archive
historyenglishvo00ring_053
ISBN 10
019928413X
ISBN 13
9780199284139
Library Thing
4190577
Goodreads
178009

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