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Published: 13 October 2020

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198845010

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Phonetic Causes of Sound Change

The Palatalization and Assibilation of Obstruents

Daniel Recasens

Oxford Studies in Diachronic and Historical Linguistics

  • Presents a new articulation-based account of the processes of velar and labial softening in the world's languages
  • Combines descriptive dialect data with findings from articulatory, acoustic, and perceptual studies
  • Provides extensive examples from a wide range of language families, including Romance, Bantu, Slavic, and Germanic

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