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  • noun Plural form of Neogrammarian.


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  • Re: under-representation of syntax: I guess it's the difficulty of working with historical syntactic developments and the dominance of phonology and morphology in all aspects of our formation since the Neogrammarians. HISTORICAL LATIN GRAMMAR ONLINE.

  • German movement called “Neogrammarianism” appeared on the linguistic scene. Neogrammarians 'platform had many components, two of which are relevant here: (1) their conception of sound-laws, and

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  • And in dealing with the perception, and the awareness, of language - changes, the Neogrammarians made use of the fairly recent psychological discovery called “the phenom - enon of the just noticeable difference.”

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  • Neogrammarians were deliberately intending to apply or adapt Du Bois-Reymond's doctrine to linguistics, and this hypothesis may well be true.

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