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Name: Comparison - A Dawning Light
ID: m13591
Language: English (en)
Summary: Sherlock Holmes examines the word lists, notices patterns in them, and attempts analysis using a model of Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine. Second of three Comparison modules.
Subject: Humanities
Keywords: comparative linguistics, correspondences, historical linguistics, Wordcorr, word lists
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus QML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Joseph Grimes (
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Latest version: 1.7 (history)
First publication date: Apr 21, 2006 10:35 pm -0500
Last revision to module: May 27, 2006 1:57 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.7 May 27, 2006 1:57 am -0500 by Joseph Grimes
Minor edits.

Version: 1.6 May 19, 2006 7:03 pm -0500 by Joseph Grimes
Minor editorial changes.

Version: 1.5 May 11, 2006 1:29 am -0500 by Joseph Grimes
Removed redundant section name.

Version: 1.4 May 6, 2006 1:30 am -0500 by Joseph Grimes
Added examples. Put question at end.

Version: 1.3 May 2, 2006 1:25 am -0500 by Joseph Grimes
Minor editorial changes, mark sounds as <foreign>.

Version: 1.2 Apr 23, 2006 1:46 am -0500 by Joseph Grimes
None: checked out by mistake.

Version: 1.1 Apr 22, 2006 1:36 am -0500 by Joseph Grimes

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