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Diachronic Analysisdiachronic (dia = throughout; chron = time).There are patterns which simply cannot be discerned without looking at alanguage at multiple points in time.Diachronic analysis is the domain of historical linguistics.Because devices for recording sounds (and thus also speech) have only beenaround for about a century, the vast majority of data used for historicallinguistics is textual (but where available, spoken language remains primaryevidence).3Kinds of Language ChangeLanguages undergo change at all linguistic levels: phonetic, phonemic,morphological, syntactic, semantic.1. Phonetic: Old English had the sound u-umlaut, while that sound is nolonger present in modern English (ME).2. Phonemic: Old English regarded [v] as an allophone of /f/, while in ME/v/ is a phoneme itself.3. Morphological: Old English had case endings on normal nouns todistinguish indirect objects and direct objects. ME has no such marking.4. Syntactic: Old English allowed all questions to be formed by...