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Ch.21: Diachronic phonology by Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero


"As the title of this part of the volume indicates, the study of sound change1 compels us to think hard about the relationship between phonological structure and what lies beyond: the physics of sound, the physiology of speech, the social and cultural context of communication. Yet, for that very reason, diachrony lies at the heart of current phonological debates..."

Bermúdez-Otero, Ricardo (2007). Diachronic phonology. In Paul de Lacy (ed.) The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology. Cambridge University Press, pp.497-518.


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