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The main aim of this article is to test hypotheses derived from the model for contact-induced language change as formulated in Thomason and Kaufman ( and Thomason ()). The Baltic and Slavic subgroups of the Indo-European language family are more closely related to each other than to any of the other surviving subgroups; yet it is debated whether they form a subgroup of Indo-European descending from a uniform Balto-Slavic proto-language. While most historical linguists do operate with a Balto-Slavic subgroup and a matching proto-language, others remain. The Handbook of Language Contact offers systematic coverage of the major issues in this field – ranging from the value of contact explanations in linguistics, to the impact of immigration, to dialectology – combining new research from a team of globally renowned scholars, with case studies of numerous languages. An authoritative reference work exploring the major issues in the field of. In book: The Handbook of Language Variation and Change, pp - the linguistic outcomes of language contact are primarily determined by the history of social relations among populations Author: Gillian Sankoff.
Accentual Change and Language Contact: Comparative Survey and a Case Study Joe Salmons No preview available - Language Typology Typological Models in Reconstruction. Accentual alliterative verse was the dominant English form until the Norman invasion, and it maintained a strong hold on native speakers for centuries afterwards. In some sense accentual verse still represents the core Germanic rhythm of basic English as opposed to the more cosmopolitan hybrid of French, Latin. "4. Accent Change" published on 01 Jan by Global Oriental. Joseph Salmons has sent the following correction to certain points in Steve Peter's review (Language , ) of his book Accentual change and language contact: Comparative survey and a case study of early Northern Europe; Steve Peter's review of my book Accentual change and language contact contains errors which could lead to major misunderstandings of the work.