The Resource Modern English and its heritage

Modern English and its heritage

Label
Modern English and its heritage
Title
Modern English and its heritage
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1900-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryant, Margaret M.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1072
LC item number
.B75 1962
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Geschichte
  • Anglais (Langue) - Formation des mots
  • Anglais (Langue) - Grammaire historique
  • Anglais (Langue) - Histoire
  • Anglais (Langue) - Phonétique
  • Englisch
  • Geschichte
  • Englisch
Label
Modern English and its heritage
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The heritage of modern English. Indo-European heritage ; Germanic heritage ; Old English heritage ; Middle English heritage ; Modern English -- The speech sounds and the letter : units of oral and written English. Speech organs ; Sound categories ; The lip consonants and H ; The point consonants ; The blade and front consonants ; The back consonants ; The blade and front vowels ; The back and central vowels ; Diphthongs ; Consonants of former periods ; Old English vowels and diphthongs ; Middle and early modern English phonology ; Review of phonology ; Background of the alphabet ; Development of the English alphabet -- Words. Origin of words ; Borrowings from other languages ; Compounding ; Formation by affixes ; Imagery and functional shift ; Formation by other methods ; Degeneration and elevation ; Generalization and specialization ; Exaggeration and understatement ; Abbreviation and extension ; Metathesis and folk etymology ; Shifts in association ; Radiation of meaning ; Semantics -- Grammar and usage. Definitions and principles ; The nature of English grammar ; Form and function ; The English inflections and form words ; Other English form words ; Order in sentences ; Order of sentence parts ; Structure of sentences and connectives ; Substantives : nouns and pronouns ; Modifiers : adjectives and adverbs ; Verbs ; Usage
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
492 pages
Lccn
62007796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)316861
Label
Modern English and its heritage
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The heritage of modern English. Indo-European heritage ; Germanic heritage ; Old English heritage ; Middle English heritage ; Modern English -- The speech sounds and the letter : units of oral and written English. Speech organs ; Sound categories ; The lip consonants and H ; The point consonants ; The blade and front consonants ; The back consonants ; The blade and front vowels ; The back and central vowels ; Diphthongs ; Consonants of former periods ; Old English vowels and diphthongs ; Middle and early modern English phonology ; Review of phonology ; Background of the alphabet ; Development of the English alphabet -- Words. Origin of words ; Borrowings from other languages ; Compounding ; Formation by affixes ; Imagery and functional shift ; Formation by other methods ; Degeneration and elevation ; Generalization and specialization ; Exaggeration and understatement ; Abbreviation and extension ; Metathesis and folk etymology ; Shifts in association ; Radiation of meaning ; Semantics -- Grammar and usage. Definitions and principles ; The nature of English grammar ; Form and function ; The English inflections and form words ; Other English form words ; Order in sentences ; Order of sentence parts ; Structure of sentences and connectives ; Substantives : nouns and pronouns ; Modifiers : adjectives and adverbs ; Verbs ; Usage
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
492 pages
Lccn
62007796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)316861

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