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Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

San Duanmu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

When one looks at the world's languages, it is easy to get the impression that there is a wide range of syllable patterns. But an in‐depth analysis of a selection of languages shows that the maximal ... More


Theories of syllable structure

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter reviews previous theories of syllable structure and propose a new one: the CVX theory, according to which the maximal syllable is CVX, where C, V, or X can be a complex sound. Extra ... More


Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology

David Embick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014229
eISBN:
9780262289344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014229.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book offers a detailed examination of morphology and phonology from a phase-cyclic point of view (that is, one that takes into account recent developments in Distributed Morphology and the ... More


Paradigmatic Uniformity and Contrast

Michael Kenstowicz

in Paradigms in Phonological Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199267712
eISBN:
9780191708213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267712.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter reviews several examples from the contemporary and traditional literature that argue for systematic phonological relations between members of a paradigm that do not satisfy the ... More


Uniformity and Contrast in the Hungarian Verbal Paradigm

Péter Rebrus and Miklós Törkenczy

in Paradigms in Phonological Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199267712
eISBN:
9780191708213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267712.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter analyzes lexical allomorphy in the Hungarian verbal paradigm, specifically the variety that is paradigmatically motivated. The traditional strategy to account for allomorphy with ... More


Allomorphy, morphophonemics, and phonological levels

Kristján Árnason

in The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The chapter starts by giving an overview of lexical and postlexical effects in some Icelandic paradigms. Vocalic patterns due to historical ablaut and umlaut are shown to be prominent in Icelandic ... More


Stress‐conditioned Allomorphy in Surmiran (Rumantsch)

Stephen R. Anderson

in Morphological Autonomy: Perspectives From Romance Inflectional Morphology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589982
eISBN:
9780191728884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589982.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

An extensive system of stress‐conditioned vowel alternations has developed in the history of this form of Rumantsch from purely phonological status to that of phonologically conditioned allomorphy. ... More


Morphological structures

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 2 provides overviews of Kayardild phonology and morphological structure in general. It introduces the existence and significance of two phonological juncture types, and the basic ... More


Potentially Global Interactions Are Resolved Locally

David Embick

in Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014229
eISBN:
9780262289344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014229.003.0158
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines the specific empirical predictions that globalism makes for allomorphic interactions, focusing on possible forms of evidence in favor of global computation of morphology and ... More


The Boundaries of Pure Morphology: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives

Silvio Cruschina, Martin Maiden, and John Charles Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678860
eISBN:
9780191758089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678860.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book considers whether in some languages there are phenomena which are unique to morphology, determined neither by phonology or syntax. Central to these phenomena is the notion of the ... More


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