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FT-10692-70

Richard A. Demers
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ 85721-0001)

Generative Phonology and Sound Change

Study of historic changes in early German dialects, reevaluating these changes from the standpoint of transformational or generative grammar. According to the generative theory, language--sentence and phonetic structure--evolves naturally along certain lines and according to certain conventions. Fellow to trace these conventions in early German and test their applicability and validity.

Project fields:
Linguistics

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$1,500 (approved)
$1,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1970 – 8/31/1970