Loss of the grapheme <f>in manuscripts of Lithuania Cover Image

Grafemos <f> netektis Lietuvos rankrafzčiuose
Loss of the grapheme <f>in manuscripts of Lithuania

Author(s): Giedrius Subačius
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lithuanian Literature, Baltic Languages, 19th Century
Published by: Lietuvių Kalbos Institutas
Keywords: Graphemes; Manuscripts; Lithuanian language;

Summary/Abstract: In the beginning and the middle of the nineteenth century many Lithuanian authors had dropped the long <µ> from their manuscripts: Simonas Stanevičius (1799-1848), Aleksandras Butkevičius (ca. 1780-1829), Dominikas Sutkevičius (ca. 1782-1849), Kazimieras Kristupas Daukša (1795-1865), Simonas Daukantas (1793-1864), Kazimieras Prialgauskis (1801-1856), Jonas Juška (1815-1886), Laurynas Ivinskis (1810-1881), Juozapas Èiulda (1796-1861), Kazimieras Skrodzkis (1798-1874). Simultaneously another large group of authors, however, happened to use the rudimentary grapheme <f> in their manuscripts.

  • Issue Year: 2004
  • Issue No: 06
  • Page Range: 265-286
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Lithuanian