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Historical Linguistics


Michael Barlow's historical linguistics exercises
Hypercard stacks you can download for practice with Indo-European roots, Grimms Law, and comparative reconstruction.


What has a hippo in common with a feather?
R. Beard on historical linguistics
Language Variation and Change
by Sarah Thomason (U Pittsburgh). Language families, language variation, types of language change.
Old English Pages
Info on Old English, the language of Beowulf (from Georgetown University).
Labyrinth Library: Middle English
Links to info on Middle English, the language of Chaucer.
Buber's Basque Page
One of the most well-known language isolates.

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