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Re: English without Normans (was Re: open/closed syllables)

From:Andrew D Chaney <adchaney@...>
Date:Monday, March 12, 2001, 5:16
On Saturday, March 10, 2001, at 01:39 PM, Patrick Dunn wrote:

> Anyone know of a resource that discusses Germanic sound changes? I think > that's where I'd want to start. > > Something that doens't presume I know German (although I've discovvered to > my surprise that, if someone speaks it very slowly, I can sometimes > understand it because of its similarity to Old English).
Prokosch, E. A Comparative Germanic Grammar". Linguistic Society of America. Baltimore, 1938 I haven't read it in quite a while but it might be useful. Andy