A Modern English Grammar On Historical Principles: Volume 1, Sounds And Spellings by Otto JespersenA Modern English Grammar On Historical Principles: Volume 1, Sounds And Spellings by Otto Jespersen

A Modern English Grammar On Historical Principles: Volume 1, Sounds And Spellings

byOtto JespersenEditorOtto Jespersen

Paperback | March 5, 2013

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This book was first published in 1954.
Title:A Modern English Grammar On Historical Principles: Volume 1, Sounds And SpellingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:500 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415860229

ISBN - 13:9780415860222

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. The basis. Consonants

3. The basis. Vowels and dipthongs

4. The basis . Quantity

5. Stress

6. The earliest changes

7. Early changes in consonant-groups

8. The great vowel-shift

9. Unstressed vowels

10. Loss of consonants and rise of

11. Seventeenth century vowel changes

12. Eighteenth century changes

13. Present English sounds. Consonants

14. Present English sounds. Vowels

15. Conclusion