The history of English spelling

Christopher Upward and George Davidson

The History of English Spelling reveals the history of Modern English spelling, tracing its origins and development from Old English up to the present day. Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info Includes detailed coverage of the contributions from French, Latin, Greek - and the many other languages - to our current orthography Serves as a companion volume to Geoffrey Hughes's A History of English Words in the same series

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The History of English Spelling reveals the history of Modern English spelling, tracing its origins and development from Old English up to the present day. Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info Includes detailed coverage of the contributions from French, Latin, Greek - and the many other languages - to our current orthography Serves as a companion volume to Geoffrey Hughes's A History of English Words in the same series

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[目次]

  • List of Figures and Tables viii Preface ix Abbreviations and Symbols xi Language Periods Referred to in the Text xiv 1 Introduction and Overview 1 2 England and English from the Romans to the Vikings 14 3 The Old English Roots of Modern English Spelling 33 4 The Decline and Revival of English in the Middle English Period 65 5 The Franco-Latin Element 86 6 Some Sound and Spelling Developments in Middle and Modern English 173 7 The Greek Contribution 194 8 The Exotic Input 228 9 Reformers, Lexicographers and the Parting of the Ways 293 Glossary of Technical Terms 315 Bibliography 320 Language and Dialect Index 324 Word and Word-Element Index 328 General Index 373

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[目次]

  • List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. Abbreviations and Symbols. Language Periods Referred to in the Text. 1. Introduction and Overview. 2. England and English from the Romans to the Vikings. 3. The Old English Roots of Modern English Spelling. 4. The Decline and Revival of English in the Middle English Period. 5. The Franco-Latin Element. 6. Some Sound and Spelling Developments in Middle and Modern English. 7. The Greek Contribution. 8. The Exotic Input. 9. Reformers, Lexicographers and the Parting of the Ways. Glossary of Technical Terms. Bibliography. Language Index. Word Index Subject and Author Index.

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書名 The history of English spelling
著作者等 Davidson, George W
Upward, Christopher
Davidson George
シリーズ名 The language library
出版元 Wiley-Blackwell
刊行年月 2011
ページ数 xiii, 376 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 9781405190237
9781405190244
NCID BB06876192
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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