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By Thomas Olander

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Paul Videsott examines the destiny of the vernacular non-literary written language in Northern Italy from its first visual appeal as much as 1525 (the 12 months of e-book of P. Bembo´s Prose della volgar lingua). For this, he undertakes a scriptological and scriptometric research of 1165 non-literary outdated North Italian texts with a complete of 558,892 phrases from 35 writing centres. total, one result's that the North Italian dialects displayed a miles larger autonomy in the direction of the rising Tuscan norm than was once the case in France for the Northern French dialects vis-à-vis the imperial Parisian average language.

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Sg. vikui, štk vȗku < pie *u̯kʷṍi̯; li dat. sg. rañkai, štk rȗci < pie *ronkã́i̯. g. štk ȍd boga, to bȍga from pie *bʰogṍd. Proto-Indo-European root-accented words retained this accentuation in Proto-Balto-Slavic; in these cases the root received an acute tone. g. li vìlna, štk vȕna from pie *u̯l̥̄́nā. In words with a short root-vowel only Slavic preserved the distinction between root-accented and desinentially accented words. An example of the latter type is štk bȍga, ȍd boga (see above); the former type is represented for example by štk vȍlja, where the accent is never retracted to a preposition.

A. Dybo have elaborated the Norwegian scholar’s theory on a number of points, attaching even more importance than Stang to the mor­pho­logical aspects of accentology. Despite his premature death in 1966 just before his thirty-second birth­day, Illič-Svityč offered significant contributions to the field of Baltic and Slavic accentology, first of all through his monograph Именная акцен­туация в бал­тий­ском и славянском [Nominal accentuation in Baltic and Slavic] (1963), which appeared in an English translation in (1979).

Pie instr. pl. *‑mīs (strong ending) vs. acc. sg. *‑m (weak ending), cf. the accentuation of li galvomìs vs. gálvą. 118 As for the origin of the Balto-Slavic paradigmatic mobility, Garde rejects an accent retraction of acc. sg. *dukˈterin > li dùkterį as proposed by Saussure. Garde (1976, 1: viii). Jakobson (1963: 160–161). Cf. Dybo (1981: 54); this idea is rejected by Kortlandt (1978a: 72–76). Garde (1976, 1: 342). 42 Chapter 1. Introduction solution of Proto-Indo-European. The strong mots-désinences were accented in the proto-language, the weak ones were unaccented.

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