BETTY S. PHILLIPS is a Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Indiana State University.
Word Frequency and Lexical Diffusionby B. Phillips
This study of word frequency effects on sound change provides a resolution of the Neogrammarian controversy. Betty S. Phillips discusses the implications for phonology and historical linguistics of certain types of change affecting the most frequent words first and other types of change affecting the least frequent words first.
- Palgrave Macmillan UK
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- Palgrave Studies in Language History and Language Change Series
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- 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)
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