Lexical Phonology and the History of English (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics)

ISBN: 9780521472807
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Edition: First Edition
Publication Date: 2000-04-13
Number of pages: 322
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This book analyzes some differences among English, Scottish and American accents of English, and shows how they developed and why they have their current form. Although the revised version of lexical phonology presented here is intended to describe present-day patterns, it can also show how historical sound changes gave rise to these patterns.

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