Linguistic change

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Linguistic change

Post by cwconrad » January 16th, 2016, 7:19 am

Silvia Luraghi has uploaded a discussion of "Causes of Language Change" (chapter 20 in Luraghi and bubenik, eds., Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics to, which some here may find interesting.

Although this might have been posted to the "Seen on the Web" subforum, I'm thinking there may occasionally be items regarding general aspects of diachronic changes in Greek over the course of centuries.
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οὔτοι ἀπ’ ἀρχῆς πάντα θεοὶ θνητοῖς ὑπέδειξαν,
ἀλλὰ χρόνῳ ζητέοντες ἐφευρίσκουσιν ἄμεινον. (Xenophanes, Fragment 16)

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)

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