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Upward, Christopher

The History of English Spelling

Upward, Christopher - The History of English Spelling, ebook

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The History of English Spelling reveals the history of Modern English spelling, tracing its origins and development from Old English up to the present day.

  • Includes a wealth of information and data on English spelling not available anywhere else
  • Features a complementary website with additional material at www.historyofenglishspelling.info
  • Includes detailed coverage of the contributions from French, Latin, Greek - and the many other languages - to our current orthography
  • Serves as a companion volume to Geoffrey Hughes's A History of English Words in the same series

Keywords: General & Introductory Linguistics, orthography, old English, history of English, writing systems, dictionary, OED, etymology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
2
Series
The Language Library
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444342970
Printed ISBN
9781405190244

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