Ganeshdath D. Basdeo
Historical survey of Spanish phonology, morphology, and syntax, from Latin origins to the modern language. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301 or SPAN 314; either ANTH 203, LING 200, LING 201, LING 203, LING 400, or SPAN 323. Offered: jointly with SPAN 403.
Linguistic influences from pre-Roman cultures - Iberians, Vascos, Celts, etc Linguistic contribution of the Arabs How Spanish evolved from Classical Latin through Vulgar Latin Simplification of Vulgar Latin - Reduction of declensions, gender system and cases
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