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Leid chynge

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Leid chynge is variation ower time in a leids's phonological, morphological, semanteec, syntacteec, an ither features. It is studied by historical lingueestics an evolutionary lingueestics. Some commentators uise the label corruption tae suiggest that leid chynge is a degradation in the quality o a leid, maistly whan the chynge originates fae human error or prescrievit-lik discooraged uisage.[1] Modren lingueestics fur ordinair disna support this concept, as fae a scientific pint o view sic innovations can be seen ae naither gweed nor ill.[2][3][4]

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  1. Lyons, John (1 Juin 1968). Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge University Press. p. 42. ISBN 978-0-521-09510-5. The traditional grammarian tended to assume [...] that it was his task, as a grammarian, to 'preserve' this form of language from 'corruption'.
  2. Joan Bybee (2015). Language Change. Cambridge University Press. pp. 10–11. ISBN 9781107020160.
  3. Lyle Campbell (2004). Historical Linguistics: An Introduction. MIT Press. pp. 3–4. ISBN 9780262532679.
  4. John Lyons (1 Juin 1968). Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge University Press. pp. 42–44. ISBN 978-0-521-09510-5.