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English phonology and phonological theory

synchronic and diachronic studies

by Roger Lass

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Phonology,
  • English language -- Phonology, Historical,
  • English language -- Dialects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger Lass.
    SeriesCambridge studies in linguistics ;, [17]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1133 .L3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4874227M
    ISBN 100521210399
    LC Control Number76000650


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