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Try Boyd-Bowman's "From Latin to Romance in Sound Changes". I got
it at Border's, so it should be available at Amazon, etc. It's a
pretty neat handbook divided up into Rules each of which describes
a sound change. Many examples are given in the major Romance tongues
(except Romanian).

Padraic.

On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Barry Garcia wrote:

>I read an article at britannica.com about the romance languages. It
>touched a decent amount on the sound changes from vulgar latin to the
>romance languages, but really didnt go into detail (it touched on the
>changes that happened to intervocalic p and t). I'm mostly interested in
>the changes to the vowels. What were some of the other sound changes? If
>it's too much to post here, are there any books I can check out to read
>about this, or websites to visit?
>
>(yes, i've been contemplating a possible romance lang of my own ;)).
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