Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
An introduction to the historical linguistics of unwritten and written languages. Topics will include genetic and typological relationship, comparative reconstruction, dialect formation, phonological, morphological and semantic change, and writing systems. The integration of linguistics with prehistory and historical ethnology will be emphasized.
Prerequisite(s): LING 111 and 112.
Note: Students with credit for LING 246 may not take this course for credit.
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