Comparative Historical Dialectology

Comparative Historical Dialectology

Italo-Romance Clues to Ibero-Romance Sound Change

eBook - 2002
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This brief monograph explores the historical motivations for two sets of phonological changes in some varieties of Romance: restructured voicing of intervocalic /p t k/, and palatalization of initial /l/ and /n/. These developments have been treated repeatedly over the decades, yet neither has enjoyed a satisfactory solution. This book attempts to demonstrate that both outcomes are ultimately attributable to the loss of early pan-Romance consonant gemination. This study is of interest not only to the language-specific field of historical Romance linguistics, but also to general historical lingu.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., ©2002
ISBN: 9781283312158
1283312158
9781588113139
1588113132
9789027275394
9027275394
9789027247391
1588113132
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 163 pages)

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