S-Space College of Humanities (인문대학) English Language and Literature (영어영문학과) SNU Working Papers in English Language and Linguistics SNU Working Papers in English Language and Linguistics Vol.10 (2012)
The Great Vowel Shift and Some Phenomena Similar to it
- Issue Date
- SNU Working Papers in English Linguistics and Language, Vol.10, pp. 30-42
- diphthongization ; Great Vowel Shift (GVS) ; Short Vowel Shift (SVS) ; Korean Vowel Shift (KVS)
- This paper aims to take a brief look at how GVS in English can be explained and to show some examples which can be related to GVS. It comes to the conclusion that the similar phenomenon to GVS occurred in short vowels in English, and that some vowels in Korean show the similar pattern to GVS.