LNG 334 Historical Linguistics

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. 

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

SPV 246 or LNG 160.