Unformatted text preview: Greg Tosk 10. Tocharian Tocharian A & B SOUND CHANGE IS REGULAR Cognates: related words in sister languages that develop from a common form in the parent language Structuralism: method of analysis in which the central tenet is that the significant of individual parts of a structure is determined by their position within the structure Ferdinant de Saussure: focues on linguistic structures and the indivudal elements within structures systems-His students collaborated their notes and wrote A course in General Linguistics-Founder of the modern study of general linguistics Russian Formalism:-Mosco Linguistic Circle – language analysis-Petrograd Society – literary analysis (structuralism) Vladimir Propp: authored the Morphology of the Folk Tale...
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- Spring '11
- Indo-European languages, millennium BC, Indo-european language family, Pontic Steppe, modern Romance languages