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書名 Studies in language variation and change. 2 : shifts and turns in the history of English / edited by Elise Louviot and Catherine Delesse
出版項 Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017
國際標準書號 9781527500303 (hbk.)
1527500306 (hbk.)
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 人文社會聯圖  PE125 .S78 2017    在架上    30630020135982
說明 x, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Why English Uses Different Quantifiers to Express Uncountable and Countable Multeity and Paucity: Much vs. Many and Little vs. Few / Xavier Dekeyser -- On the Metaphor-Metonymy Interface in Zoosemy: The Case of tail / Robert Kiełtyka -- Investigating Semantic Change in Derivational Morphology / Marion Schulte -- Grammatical Gender Variation in Old English Inanimate Nouns / Oxana Kharlamenko -- From "Alfred King" to "The King Alfred": Changes in the Use of Proper Names with Titles in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle / Elżbieta Sielanko-Byford -- A Diachronic Analysis of Internal Vowel Alternation in the English Verbal Past Tense Conjugation System / Elena Even-Simkin -- Now Say 'Ah': Internal Factors of Shifting and the English Low Vowel Space / Thomas Kettig -- English and French in Medieval England: Spoken Bilingualism or Code Diglossia? / Richard Ingham -- Code-Switched Adjectives in Macaronic Sermons / Mareike Keller -- Studying French-Origin Middle English Lexis Using the Bilingual Thesaurus of Medieval England: A Comparison of the Vocabulary of Two Occupational Domains / Louise Sylvester & Imogen Marcus -- Nineteenth-Century French Cuisine Terms and their Semantic Integration into English / Julia Schultz
This collection of eleven essays traces the complex paths of change taken by the English language in its long history, from its Indo-European origins to the present day. Just like any other language, English is a complex system made up of several interconnected sub-systems - lexical, syntactical, phonological, morphological - and all of those sub-systems are subject to change, resulting in constant shifts and readjustments. Additionally, more than some other languages, English has a history marked by strong upheavals, particularly with the influence of Scandinavian and Romance languages in the Middle Ages. The contributions here consider all aspects of that complex history, with four of them taking a particular interest in the issues brought about by language contact with French and Latin
主題 English language -- Variation -- History
English language -- History
Languages in contact
18.04 English language. (NL-LeOCL)077611969 bcl
Languages in contact. fast (OCoLC)fst00992434
English language. fast (OCoLC)fst00910920
English language -- Variation. fast (OCoLC)fst00911928
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
Alt Author Louviot, Élise, editor
Delesse, Catherine, editor
Alt Title Studies in language variation and change. two
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