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LNG 334: Historical Linguistics.

3 hours, 3 credits. Principles of historical linguistics. The nature of language change, types and causes of change, variation and diffusion of changes through populations, differentiation of dialects and languages, determination and classification of historical relationships among languages, the reconstruction of ancestral languages and intermediate changes. PREREQ: LNG 160 (SPV 246).

Last modified: 3/11/2014