Latin Sound Shifts


Latin Vowel Shifts

Development from Latin#phonemes
Latin
source
source
i
e
a
o
u
10
Corsican VL
 
target
i
ɛ
e
a
o
ɔ
u
7
Sardinian/African VL
 
target
i
e
a
o
u
5
 
Development via Early VL
Latin
same
i
e
a
o
u
10
source
ɪ
ɛ
a
ɔ
ʊ
phones
Early VL
target
i
ɪ
e
ɛ
a
ɔ
o
ʊ
u
9
Sicilian VL
target
i
e
a
o
u
5
Eastern VL
target
i
e
ɛ
a
ɔ
o
u
7
Western VL
source
target
i
e
ɛ
a
ɔ
o
u
7
 
Development in Tirkunan
Western VL
same
i
e
ɛ
a
ɔ
o
u
7
source
i
e
ɛː
ɛ
a
ɔ
ɔː
o
u
phones
Tirkunan
target
ɪ
ɛ
a
ɔ
ʊ
phones
i
e
a
o
u
5

References

Melroch's Page on Vulgar Latin

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June 24th, 2011
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