Chapter 3. The Toolbox: Linguistic Tools for Analyzing the History of Russian

Tore Nesset

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7557/8.3493

Abstract

In chapter 1 you learned that Russian belongs to the Slavic language family, which evolved from a reconstructed ancestor language called “Proto-Slavic”. You may ask how we reconstruct ancestor languages and describe language change. This chapter addresses these questions and provides you with some linguistic tools you need in order to analyze the history of Russian.

 

Click on the links below to learn more!

3.4 Family Tree Model

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2015 Tore Nesset

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.