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Open syllable lengthening in Middle Dutch: Evidence from verse

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This paper attempts to determine a more precise timeline for the onset of Open Syllable Lengthening in Dutch. We examined two late 14th-century Brabantic texts in the Manuscript Marshall 29 (1375 AD), Mellibeus and Saladijn, and compared these with an older Brabantic text Lutgart to ascertain when exactly Open Syllable Lengthening originated in (Brabantic) Middle Dutch. A combination of diachronic correspondences and a careful examination of the texts written in verse during the course of app...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/S1470542717000095

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Oxford, HUM, Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac
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Oxford, HUM, Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Germanic Linguistics Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
2
Pages:
167-212
Publication date:
2018-04-18
Acceptance date:
2016-10-28
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EISSN:
1475-3014
ISSN:
1470-5427
Pubs id:
pubs:661858
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uri:29a6908a-1634-4d24-a8d7-e80c8c4bbc8b
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uuid:29a6908a-1634-4d24-a8d7-e80c8c4bbc8b
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pubs:661858

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