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1 Philology 2,774 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Cognate 1,738 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Loanword 1,527 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Historical linguistics 816 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Grimm's law 606 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Rhotacism 523 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Palatalization 491 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Language change 400 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Relict 392 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Comparative linguistics 366 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Germanisation 359 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Comparative method 330 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Proto-language 302 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Semantic change 301 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Language shift 294 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Urheimat 280 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 False cognate 273 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Sound change 259 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Indo-European ablaut 244 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Nasalization 220 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Swadesh list 213 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Isogloss 203 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Glottochronology 180 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Tree model 176 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Verner's law 160 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Chain shift 158 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Synchronic analysis 148 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Doublet (linguistics) 134 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Angika language 130 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Reclaimed word 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Fusion (phonetics) 113 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Paleolithic Continuity Theory 110 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Inkhorn term 108 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Grammaticalisation 106 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Genetic relationship (linguistics) 105 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Linguistic reconstruction 105 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Vowel breaking 92 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Stratum (linguistics) 82 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Internal reconstruction 81 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Wave model (linguistics) 74 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Lexicostatistics 72 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Mass comparison 67 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Phonemic differentiation 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Sievers' law 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Attested language 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Grassmann's law 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Neogrammarian 51 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Daughter language 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Compensatory lengthening 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Vasconic substratum theory 47 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Unpacking 46 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Vowel shift 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Coalescence (linguistics) 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Unidirectionality hypothesis 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Fossil word 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Cognitive philology 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Metaphony 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Syntactic change 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Quantitative metathesis 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Bartsch's law 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Eurolinguistics 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Metatypy 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Lexical diffusion 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Reborrowing 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Wörter und Sachen 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Macrofamily 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Paleolinguistics 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Specialization (linguistics) 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Internationalism (linguistics) 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Drift (linguistics) 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Quantitative comparative linguistics 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Sociohistorical linguistics 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Kluge's Law 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Double plural 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Lachmann's law 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Sister language 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Dahl's Law 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Initial dropping less than 5 views
79 Languages by first written accounts less than 5 views
80 Persistence (linguistics) less than 5 views
81 Jespersen's Cycle less than 5 views

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Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The main article for this category is Historical linguistics.

Broadly Historical linguistics covers the elements of the historical linguistics, language variation and change, and language histories, including the specific fields of study

Linguistic prehistory

  • Indo-European linguistic prehistory
  • Methods of linguistic prehistory
  • Linguistic prehistory limitations

Linguistic change

  • Early theories
  • Internal and external causes
  • Interaction of causal factors

Sound change

  • Non-phonemic (Allophonemic) changes
  • Phonemic changes
  • General sound changes
  • Common sound changes
  • Relative chronology
  • Chain shifts

Borrowing

  • Cultural inferences

Analogical changes

  • Proportional Analogy
  • Analogical levelling
  • Analogical extension
  • Analogy and sound change
  • Analogical models
  • Other analogies

Comparative method

  • Regularity of sound change
  • Basic assumptions

Linguistic reconstruction

  • Proto-languages

Linguistic classification

  • Language families
    • Sub-grouping
  • Terminology
  • Glottochronology (Lexicostatistics)

Models of linguistic change

  • Family-tree model
  • Dialectology (Linguistic geography)
  • Wave theory
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Lexical diffusion

Internal reconstruction

  • Relative chronology

Syntactic change

  • Mechanisms of syntactic change
  • Reanalysis and extension
  • Generative approaches
  • Grammaticalisation
  • Syntactic reconstruction

Semantic change

Lexical change

Areal linguistics

  • Linguistic areas

Distant genetic relationships

  • Lexical comparison
  • Sound correspondences
  • Grammatical evidence
  • Borrowing
  • Semantic constraints
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Nursery forms
  • Short forms and unmatched segments
  • Chance similarities
  • Sound-meaning isomorphism
  • Only linguistic evidence
  • Erroneous morphological analysis
  • Non-cognates
  • Spurious forms

Philology

  • Role of writing

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Pages in category "Historical linguistics"

The following 85 pages are in this category, out of 85 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).

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Wiktionary

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Terms and senses of terms relating to historical linguistics.

etymology -- diachronic linguistics -- historical-comparative linguistics
abbreviation - ablative - accusative - acronym - Americanism - antonym - archaic - cliché - colloquial - connotation - contraction - copula - dative - definition - denotation - dialect - dialogue - diction - dictionary - eponym - etymology - euphemism - euphony - expletive - false friend - figurative - Gallicism - genitive - grammar - Hispanicism - homonym -homophone - hyperbole - hypernym - hyponym - idiom - infinitive - infer - inflection - imply - jargon - language - Latinism - lexicography - linguist - locative - meronym - metaphor - morphology - neologism - Nipponism - nominative - non-rhotic - obsolete - onomatopoeia - oxymoron - paleologism - participle - phonetics - phonology - phrase - polyglot - polysemic - plural - pragmatics - pronunciation - protologism - quotation - rhetorical - rhotic - Romanize - semantics - sentence - shoptalk - signified - signifier - simile - singular - slang - speech - spelling - stylistics - synonym - syntax - tense - terminology - translation - transliteration - trite - troponymy - vernacular - word

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This category has only the following subcategory.

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Entries in category “Historical linguistics”

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