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.
I haven't read it in quite a while but it might be useful.