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Principien der Sprachgeschichte

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  • Date Published: November 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108006194

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  • Principien der Sprachgeschichte (1880) is Hermann Paul's best-known work. In this book, the German literary scholar and linguist argues that although language is a product of human culture and the study of language is therefore best categorised as history, language can most effectively be analysed with methods taken from the natural sciences. Paul develops a system of principles that draws heavily on cognitive and psychological elements in order to account for how language has developed. In 14 chapters he sets out a detailed account of the history of language that includes general observations on the development of language, the consequences of sound change, semantic shift and the divergence of etymologically connected words, and aspects of syntax. He also compares written and spoken language varieties, and the origins of dialects and standard languages.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: November 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108006194
    • length: 304 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.39kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Einleitung
    2. Allgemeines über das Wesen der Sprachentwicklung
    3. Der Lautwandel
    4. Bildung der auf die Sprache bezüglichen Vorstellungsgruppen und Wirksamkeit dieser Gruppen
    5. Zerstörung und Verwirrung der Gruppen durch Laut- und Bedeutungswandel
    6. Reaction gegen die Zerstörung und Verwirrung der Gruppen
    7. Bedeutungsdifferenzierung
    8. Verschiebungen in der Gruppierung der etymologisch zusammenhängender Wörter
    9. Der positive Wert der Isolierung
    10. Urschöpfung
    11. Die Scheidung der Redeteile
    12. Die Spaltung in Dialecte
    13. Sprache und Schrift
    14. Der Gemeinsprache.

  • Author

    Hermann Paul

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