Words in English:
Structure, History, Use

LING 216
Words in English: Structure, History, Use
Prof. Suzanne Kemmer

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Questions about words in English

English as a World Language Varieties and Dialects List of English Dialects The Lord's prayer in English through time Chronology of the English Language
Some Loanwords in English Morphemes Roots vs. affixes Some affixes of English

Parsing Sound Terminology
Semantic Change Word stories; Words and technological change Dictionaries and their entries Classical morphology The Latin Language Sir William Jones Quote
Genetic Relationships of Languages The Proto-Indo-Europeans PIE cognates Indo-European Family Tree (traditional tree) Indo-European Family Tree (another view) The Story of the Shibboleth