Manual of Linguistics; A Concise Account of General and English Phonology, with Supplementary Chapters on Kindred Topics

Manual of Linguistics; A Concise Account of General and English Phonology, with Supplementary Chapters on Kindred Topics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... from the collocation st rem eampse--, Wharton says it is a perf. inf. of a surimo 'take up, ' so that siremps lex esto quasi means 'let an assumption be law as though--'). iripuri) 'last year, 'cp. Goth. fairneis 'old, ' A.$, .fyrn, O.H.G. firni (G.firn 'vorjahrig'). For these remarks on quln and stn confer Brugmann's Journal, vol. ii., pages 212 and 222. In Teutonic, take the following examples--A.S. bisceop, O.H.G. biscof(G. bischof), from Gk. St/otos; Goth.-wulfs (Teut. wulfaz); Goth. satja 'I set' (Teut. satiw). In West Germanic the following rules hold in regard to syncope: --Short vowels drop out in open syllables (a) after long syllables bearing the chief accent; (b) after a syllable bearing a secondary accent, following that (long or short) with the chief accent--A.S. hierde (ie = umlaut of ea, Teut. au), O.H.G. horta 'heard' for horita, cp. Goth. hdusida, O.S. mahtigro from mdhtigiro dat. sing. fem. of mahtig 'mighty.' The second head will now be taken up, viz., Consonantal Affections, divided out into various sub-heads. CHANGE. Assimilation. Examples in Greek are Iori, cp. "d/iiu; vuyj? oXriv (roxra); Ipiri/ii/itprK (kra) 'with seven halves'; xpufidriv (xpuirru) 'secretly.' In Latin, these will serve--peccare=pedcare (pes pedis); hoc=hodce; agger (ad, gero); ampulla (amporld) 'bottle, ' cp. amphora; polliceri (por-, liceri); tollo = tolno, sollus = solvos, Gk. oJXos, Sk. sdrvas; omnis for opnis (cp. opes, or is it ob? Breal calls omnes a doublet of homines); gener (genros gemros, Gk. ya/ifipog (?)). Labialism was the name given to the passage of the velar guttural into fi, p. See Chapter IV., under velars. Dentalism was the name given to the passage of the velar guttural into r, d, d. See Chapter IV., under velars....show more

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