By George Y. Shevelov
Systematic Presentation of the phonological improvement of universal Slavic from its formation as a dialect of Indo-European to its ultimate disintegration into into the separate Slavic language. for college kids in Slavic and Indo-European linguistics.
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Both his and )fares' essays encompass only late CS. Some more articles appeared after these first attempts, aiming at the presenta· tion of a brief outline of CS phonological development in terms of changing phone mic systems. Divorced from the facts, and re - telling in new terms what was posited by their predecessors in the structural or, more often, the Neogrammarian school, these essays acquired the character of what Sobolevskij called "linguistic dreams''. It was becoming obvious that one cannot use old wine skins for a new wine.
J. M ikkola ' s book published in 1913 (second part, con so n an t is m , in 1942) did not differ i n this respect. However, i n two other areas it d i ffe re d considerably : it was consistently K eogrammari an in its approach, in fact it was the most con si st ent ly Noogramrnar i a n among all the books on the subject ; and, for tho first time, it divided CS c om plet ely from historical SI. It is no longer a co mpara ti ve grammar of SI, but a grammar of CS, even in i t s title. The Fi l i n guis t did not write a h istory of CS, but by disassociating it from th o later periods ho to o k the first step toward a more h i storical approach.
In the non-SI IE languages i is also easily identifiable: it is represented by i, except for certain cases in Gr when t(l( app e ars . In Go the spelling was ei but the pronunciation probably was i. Jna, P, L S , l\I glina, US, Sk hlina, Cz hlina, SC (blended with gnjio 'rotten') gnjila - YS. Lv-1) ' g l u e ', Cyrn glynu ·to stick', ON klina 'to dirty ' ; O C S pit1· 'drink' , R pit', Br pie', U pyty, P , US pie, L S pis, Sk pit', Cz, Sn pit i , SC piti - vs. OI pitcis 'drunk', Gr rrlvui 'drink', Al b piva (aor .