Types of Language Change Over Time

Orthographical change
spellings, sometimes typographical
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Phonological change
sound/pronunciation
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Grammatical change
changes in verb inflections, syntax, sentence constructions etc. usage "rules"
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Lexical change
Creation of new words, phasing out of others
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Semantic change
changes in meaning
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Card 2

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Phonological change

Back

sound/pronunciation

Card 3

Front

Grammatical change

Back

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Card 4

Front

Lexical change

Back

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Card 5

Front

Semantic change

Back

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