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Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Rodney Sampson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book presents for the first time an in‐depth historical account of vowel prosthesis in the Romance languages. Vowel prosthesis is a change which involves the appearance of a non‐etymological ... More


The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This book explores the nature of sentential stress, how it is assigned, and its interaction with information structure. The central thesis is that the position of sentential or nuclear stress — the ... More


Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Sun-Ah Jun (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book illustrates an approach to prosodic typology through descriptions of the intonation and the prosodic structure of thirteen typologically different languages based on the same theoretical ... More


Phonological Approaches and Processes

Jeremy J. Smith

in Sound Change and the History of English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291953
eISBN:
9780191710568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291953.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter offers a categorization of sound-changes: splits, mergers, and shifts; combinations of these three categories; and realization and phonotactic developments with the potential for ... More


Orthography and Phonology

Dov-Ber Kerler

in The Origins of Modern Literary Yiddish

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151661
eISBN:
9780191672798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151661.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the prototype works that are being examined, there are some observations with regard to orthography and phonology. The writings were still considered conservative in some level, based on ... More


The Verbal Complex in Romance: A Case Study in Grammatical Interfaces

Paola Monachesi

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274758
eISBN:
9780191705908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274758.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book explores the interface between syntax and the other components of the grammar, particularly phonology, morphology, and argument structure. It contains case studies, on subjects such as ... More


Functional Discourse Grammar: A Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure

Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278107
eISBN:
9780191707797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book presents Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG). Chapter 1 gives an overall picture of the model and places it in the context of contemporary linguistics. Chapter 2 presents the interpersonal ... More


Fundamental Concepts in Phonology: Sameness and Difference

Ken Lodge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625659
eISBN:
9780748671410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625659.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

An investigation of the criteria needed to determine sameness and difference in the classification of items of phonological relevance. Reliance on phonetic substance and meaningful contrast as the ... More


Conclusions

Bridget D. Samuels

in Phonological Architecture: A Biolinguistic Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694358
eISBN:
9780191731891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694358.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

‘Conclusions’ summarizes the work and suggests directions for future research.


The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Lisa Rochman (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

In this book leading scholars address the issues surrounding the syntax‐phonology interface. These principally concern whether the phonological component can influence syntax and if so how far and in ... More


A History of English: From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Donald Ringe (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284139
eISBN:
9780191712562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284139.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This volume traces the prehistory of English from Proto-Indo-European, its earliest reconstructable ancestor, to Proto-Germanic, the latest ancestor shared by all the Germanic languages. It begins ... More


Aspects of the Theory of Clitics

Stephen Anderson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279906
eISBN:
9780191707131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279906.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book is about the grammar of clitics. It considers all points of view, including their phonology and syntax and relation to morphology. In the process, it deals with the relation of second ... More


Voice Lessons: French Mélodie in the Belle Epoque

Katherine Bergeron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195337051
eISBN:
9780199864201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337051.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the modern musical art known as la mélodie française, and its emergence in France the last decades of the 19th century. It was a time when the state had begun pouring resources ... More


Sentential stress: phonological accounts

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

in The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter discusses several phonological accounts of sentential stress, according to which some language-specific phonological rule determines which word receives the highest prominence in the ... More


Object clauses, movement, and phrasal stress *

Hubert Truckenbrodt and Isabelle Darcy

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

In a production and perception experiment this paper investigates the prosody of object clause embedding in German. The prosodic pattern found separates the object clause from the (longer) matrix ... More


Optimality Theory and the theory of phonological phrasing: The Chimwiini evidence

Charles W. Kisseberth

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

It has long been known that vowel length alternations require sentences in Chimwiini to be broken down exhaustively into a sequence of phrases. This paper shows that the accentual facts provide even ... More


Functional complementarity is only skin‐deep: Evidence from Egyptian Arabic for the autonomy of syntax and phonology in the expression of focus

Sam Hellmuth

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This paper claims that the availability of a particular strategy for expression of information structure should be explained in terms of properties internal to that same component of the grammar, by ... More


Intermodular argumentation: Morpheme‐specific phonologies are out of business in a phase‐based architecture

Tobias Scheer

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

The interactionist character of Chomskyan phase theory affords a major break in generative interface theory. One consequence is that intermodular argumentation is now possible: the chunks that are ... More


Formal Universals as Emergent Phenomena: The Origins of Structure Preservation

Joan L. Bybee

in Linguistic Universals and Language Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298495
eISBN:
9780191711442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298495.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter illustrates the relationship among synchronic universals, paths of change, and mechanisms of change with respect to the phonological changes that create the structural tendency known as ... More


Simpler Syntax

Peter W. Culicover and Ray Jackendoff

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271092
eISBN:
9780191709418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271092.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers a perspective on the structure of human language. The fundamental issue it addresses is the proper balance between syntax and semantics, between structure and derivation, and between ... More


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