Towards a corpus of eighteenth-century English phonology

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Beal, J.C.; Sen, R.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Brill/Rodopi

This paper gives an account of plans for constructing a searchable database of eighteenth-century English phonology, an area which has hitherto received little attention from corpus linguistics. The project draws on a sample of eighteenth-century primary sources to cons... View more
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