Language: Its Nature And Development by Otto JespersenLanguage: Its Nature And Development by Otto Jespersen

Language: Its Nature And Development

byOtto JespersenEditorOtto Jespersen

Paperback | February 13, 2013

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This book was first published in 1922.
Title:Language: Its Nature And DevelopmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:450 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:February 13, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415845564

ISBN - 13:9780415845564

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Table of Contents

Book 1: History of Linguistic Science

1. Before 1800

2. Beginning of the nineteenth century

3. Middle of the nineteenth century

4. End of the nineteenth century

Book 2: The Child

5. Sounds

6. Words

7. Grammar

8. Some fundamental problems

9. The influence of the child on linguistic development

10. The influence of the child (continued)

Book 3: The Individual and the World

11. The foreigner

12. Pidgin and congeners

13. The woman

14. Causes of change

15. Causes of change (continued)

Book 4: Development of Language

16. Etymology

17. Progress or decay?

18. Progress

19. Origin of grammatical elements

20. Sound symbolism

21. The origin of speech