ANTH 3392 Historical Linguistics
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ANTHR 17.
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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 Linguistics 2001 or permission of the chairperson.