Leiden Studies in Indo-European

Series edited by R.S.P. Beekes, A. Lubotsky and J.J.S. Weitenberg†

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ISSN: 
0926-5856
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Saskia Pronk-Tiethoff

This book is a comprehensive study of the Germanic loanwords in Proto-Slavic. It includes an investigation of all Germanic words that were borrowed into Proto-Slavic until its disintegration in the early ninth century. Research into the phonology, morphology and semantics of the loanwords serves...
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042037328
Publication date: 
January 2013

Leonid Kulikov

This book is the first comprehensive study of the Vedic present formations with the suffix ya (‘ ya-presents’ for short), including both present passives with the accented suffix yá and non-passive -ya-presents with the accent on the root (class IV in the Indian tradition)....
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042035225
Publication date: 
January 2012

Guus Kroonen

The n-stems are an intriguing part of Proto-Germanic morphology. Unlike any other noun class, the n-stems have roots that are characterized by systematic consonant and vowel alternations across the different Germanic dialects. This monograph represents a diachronic investigation of this root...
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042032927
Publication date: 
January 2011

Frederik Kortlandt

The red thread which runs through this book is a quest for relative chronology of linguistic developments. The probability of a reconstruction can be judged against the background of the transitions which it implies for the linguistic system as a whole. The reconstructions are always bottom-up,...
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042031357
Publication date: 
January 2010

Frederik Kortlandt

This volume offers a discussion of the phonological, accentological and morphological development of the Baltic languages and their Indo-European origins. The first half of this book is about Baltic historical phonology and morphology and the second half is about Prussian. The emphasis is on the...
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042026520
Publication date: 
January 2009

Michaël Peyrot

Variation and change in Tocharian B is a systematic and extensive treatment of linguistic variants attested in this most archaic of the two Tocharian languages, which are known through manuscripts from the first millennium CE found along the Northern Silk Road in Xīnjiāng, China. The...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042024014
Publication date: 
January 2008

Frederik Kortlandt

This volume offers a discussion of the phonological and morphological development of Old Irish and its Indo-European origins. The emphasis is on the relative chronology of sound changes and on the development of the verbal system. Special attention is devoted to the origin of absolute and...
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042021778
Publication date: 
January 2007

François Heenen

Il s’agit de la première étude complète sur le désidératif védique, basée sur une collection exhaustive des exemples attestés du Rigveda aux anciens Śrautasūtras. Toutes les variations morpho-phonologiques des thèmes sont discutées...
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042020917
Publication date: 
January 2006

Michiel de Vaan

For the first time, the vowels of Avestan are studied comprehensively on the synchronic and diachronic level. All vowel changes which have occurred after the Proto-Iranian stage are discussed, and they are placed in a relative chronology. The phonological system of Avestan at various stages of...
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042010659
Publication date: 
January 2003
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042006690
Publication date: 
January 2000

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