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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


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


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


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


Conclusion

Eva Zimmermann

in Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

The main argumentations in this book are summarized. The theory of PDM was proposed that can account for all attested patterns of MLM. The most challenging empirical area where PDM offers a new ... More


The Morphology and Phonology of Exponence

Jochen Trommer (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573721
eISBN:
9780199573738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573721.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Exponence is the mapping of morphosyntactic structure to phonological representations, a research area which is not only the traditional bone of contention between phonology and morphology, but also ... More


Distributed Morphology Today: Morphemes for Morris Halle

Ora Matushansky and Alec Marantz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019675
eISBN:
9780262314572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019675.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers a snapshot of current research in Distributed Morphology, highlighting the lasting influence of Morris Halle, a pioneer in generative linguistics. Distributed Morphology, which ... More


Contextual allomorphy

Eulàlia Bonet and Daniel Harbour

in The Morphology and Phonology of Exponence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573721
eISBN:
9780199573738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573721.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter characterises the empirical and theoretical bounds of the concept of allomorphy. We demonstrate how allomorphy may be distinguished from phonological, morphological and syntactic sources ... More


Constraint-based realizational morphology

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/9780199654871.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 11 implements the analysis of Kayardild inflection in a constraint-based grammar, including the difference between spoken and sung word forms. To account adequately within the framework for ... More


Lexical Irregularity and the Typology of Contrast

René Kager

in The Nature of the Word: Studies in Honor of Paul Kiparsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262083799
eISBN:
9780262274890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083799.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter focuses on the proper balance between lexicon and grammar by discussing lexical phonological irregularity and its implications for the lexicon–grammar interface based on three domains: ... More


Locality Domains for Contextual Allomorphy across the Interfaces

Alec Marantz

in Distributed Morphology Today: Morphemes for Morris Halle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019675
eISBN:
9780262314572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019675.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter supports the hypotheses that the semantic interface, like the phonological interface, does allow for contextual allosemy, within the same spell-out domains as for contextual allomorphy ... More


Introduction: (Morpho)syntax versus (Morpho)phonology

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/9780262014229.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book investigates whether morphology is computed in the same system as phonology or whether morphology and phonology are computed by distinct linguistic systems, organized serially in such a way ... More


A Localist Theory

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/9780262014229.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter proposes a theory of allomorphic locality centered on the interaction of cyclic and linear locality domains: a piece-based, syntactic theory of morphology known as Distributed ... More


Applications and Implications

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/9780262014229.003.0059
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines the predictions of the C1-LIN theory concerning linear intervention effects and certain kinds of domain effects before presenting some case studies related to the theory. In the ... More


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