Essentials of English Grammar
Routledge, 24.05.2013 - 800 Seiten
This book was first published in 1933, Essentials of English Grammar is a valuable contribution to the field of English Language and Linguistics.
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CHAPTER VI SPELLING Causes of unphonetic spelling.—French influence : ch, g, c, ou, u, o.—Doubling of letters.—Differentiation of i, j, u, v,— Learned spellings. CHAPTER VII WORD-CLASSES Substantives.—Adjectives.—Verbs.—Pronouns.
It should be noted that in quotations from old books the spellings of the original editions have been retained; Shakespearian quotations are given in the spellings of the First Folio (1623), and Biblical quotations in the spelling of ...
In order to avoid confusion between sounds and the letters of ordinary spelling it is necessary to use phonetic script, which in this book is made as simple as possible without any difficult complications. Sound symbols are here printed ...
With the other consonants we have voiced and voiceless sounds corresponding to one another, thus: Where the spelling has wh, as in whet, which, some speakers have the voiceless sound corresponding to the voiced [w] in wet, witch, ...
... the shortened i is still heard in the plural women, though disguised in the spelling). In the following chapters alternations are indicated by the sign ||, thus knowledge || acknowledge; solemn || solemnity, etc.
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