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By Thomas Olander

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Paul Videsott examines the destiny of the vernacular non-literary written language in Northern Italy from its first visual appeal as much as 1525 (the 12 months of ebook of P. Bembo´s Prose della volgar lingua). For this, he undertakes a scriptological and scriptometric research of 1165 non-literary outdated North Italian texts with a complete of 558,892 phrases from 35 writing centres. total, one result's that the North Italian dialects displayed a much higher autonomy in the direction of the rising Tuscan norm than was once the case in France for the Northern French dialects vis-à-vis the imperial Parisian common language.

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Pie instr. pl. *‑mīs (strong ending) vs. acc. sg. *‑m (weak ending), cf. the accentuation of li galvomìs vs. gálvą. 118 As for the origin of the Balto-Slavic paradigmatic mobility, Garde rejects an accent retraction of acc. sg. *dukˈterin > li dùkterį as proposed by Saussure. Garde (1976, 1: viii). Jakobson (1963: 160–161). Cf. Dybo (1981: 54); this idea is rejected by Kortlandt (1978a: 72–76). Garde (1976, 1: 342). 42 Chapter 1. Introduction solution of Proto-Indo-European. The strong mots-désinences were accented in the proto-language, the weak ones were unaccented.

Pedersen (1905: 333). 57. Pedersen (1907: 213); cf. (1933: 36–37); the assumption of an accent retraction from an acute to a preceding acute syllable appears in the works of various authors, including those of Stankiewicz. 58. Hirt, interestingly, did not mention the Swiss scholar’s role in connection with this retraction, attributing the discovery of it solely to Torbiörnsson (Hirt 1929: 173–175). 4. 59 Vowel stems at this point had columnar accen­tu­ation, although traces of earlier paradigmatic mobility are occa­sion­ally found in the i‑, u‑, ā‑ and ē-stems.

Introduction accent para­digm, as in the case of ru nom. sg. ruká, acc. rúku, (analogically) gen. rukí; cf. li rankà, rañką, rañkos ap 2. In the neuter o-stems, there was an accent alter­na­tion between the singular and plural, which originally constituted a suppletive para­digm. 50 In Lithuanian the rise of mobility in o-stems was possibly connected with the inclusion of original neuter nouns in this category, while in Slavic it was a result of the introduction of certain desinences from the u-stems.

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