ANTH 3392 Historical Linguistics

4 hours; 4 credits

Origin and evolution of language. Dialects, languages, language families. Relationships between languages and language families. Processes involved in language classification. Linguistic change. The comparative method and its use in historical reconstruction. This course is the same as Linguistics 3026.

Prerequisite: Anthropology 2300 or Anthropology 1300 or Linguistics 2001 or permission of the chairperson.


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