Sievers' law and the history of semivowel syllabicity in Indo-European and ancient Greek (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Sievers' law and the history of semivowel syllabicity in Indo-European and ancient Greek

Author: Peter J Barber
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford classical monographs
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is an investigation of how semivowels were realised in Indo-European and in early Greek. It examines the extent to which Indo-European *i and *y were independent phonemes, in what respects their alternation was predictable, and how this situation changed as Indo-European developed into Greek.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Barber
ISBN: 9780191760525 0191760528 9780199680504 0199680507
OCLC Number: 879860926
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: PREFACE; PART 1: EVIDENCE FOR SIEVERS' LAW AND THE POSSIBILITY OH INHERITANCE; PART II: GREEK NOMINAL CATEGORIES; PART III: VERBAL CATEGORIES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Series Title: Oxford classical monographs
Responsibility: Peter Barber.

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This book is an investigation of how semivowels were realised in Indo-European and in early Greek. It examines the extent to which Indo-European *i and *y were independent phonemes, in what respects  Read more...

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We are fortunate to have Barber's fine-grained study of the Greek data to further pursue such questions. * D.M. Goldstein, The Classical Journal Online * The book is bound to become an important Read more...

 
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