Alliteration and Sound Change in Early Englishby Donka Minkova
Pub. Date: 03/01/1903
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This 2003 study uses evidence from early English verse to determine when certain sound changes took place. See more details below
This 2003 study uses evidence from early English verse to determine when certain sound changes took place.
Table of Contents
List of figures; List of tables; List of abbreviations; Preface; 1. Social and linguistic setting of alliterative verse in Anglo-Saxon and Medieval England; 2. Linguistic structures in English alliterative verse; 3. Segmental histories: velar palatalization; 4. Syllable structure; 5. ONSET and cluster alliteration in Old English: the case of sp-, st-, sk-; 6. ONSET and cluster alliteration in Middle English; 7. Verse evidence for cluster simplification in Middle English; References; Index of names; Subject index.
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