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Stress‐Epenthesis Interactions

Ellen Broselow

in Rules, Constraints, and Phonological Phenomena

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226511
eISBN:
9780191710193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226511.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

In many languages vowel insertion gives rise to opaque stress patterns. This chapter provides arguments, based on examination of loanwords in Selayarese and North Kyungsang Korean and native ... More


Consonant Epenthesis: Natural and Unnatural Histories

Juliette Blevins

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/9780199298495.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter argues that there are clear natural and unnatural histories for patterns of consonant insertion which make no reference to syllable onset or segmental markedness. It offers new ways of ... More


Case and Proto-Arabic

Jonathan Owens

in A Linguistic History of Arabic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199290826
eISBN:
9780191710469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290826.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter examines in detail one of the key features which has been assumed to differentiate a putative Old Arabic from Neo-Arabic, the presence vs. absence of a three-valued case system, ... More


Nigerian Arabic and Reconstruction of the Imperfect Verb

Jonathan Owens

in A Linguistic History of Arabic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199290826
eISBN:
9780191710469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290826.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter continues the concentration on contemporary Arabic. Arabic dialects show considerable diversity in the tolerance of short, open syllables. Some allow them, some allow only low vowels in ... More


Consonants

Warren Maguire

in Language and Dialect Contact in Ireland: The Phonological Origins of Mid-Ulster English

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474452908
eISBN:
9781474495622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452908.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyses the origins of a range of consonantal features in MUE. Starting with an overview of the consonant system and a comparison of it to the consonant systems of the input varieties ... More


Syllable and Segment in Latin

Ranjan Sen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660186
eISBN:
9780191748233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660186.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The role of synchronic phonological structure in guiding sound change is much debated, with a reductionist view claiming that the demands of speech production and perception alone motivate and ... More


A Comparative Grammar of Borgomanerese

Christina Tortora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199945627
eISBN:
9780199369829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945627.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents and analyzes various features of the morpho-syntax of Borgomanerese, a Gallo-Italic dialect spoken in the town of Borgomanero, in the Piedmont region of Northern Italy. The study ... More


Vocalic epenthesis in Tl

Ranjan Sen

in Syllable and Segment in Latin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660186
eISBN:
9780191748233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660186.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Vocalic epenthesis occurred in some ‘stop + /l/’ sequences before classical Latin, but there is no satisfactory formulation of the phenomenon or its chronology. Epenthesis occurred only in complex ... More


Conditioned epenthesis in Romance

Mark Aronoff and Lori Repetti

in Periphrasis and Inflexion in Diachrony: A View from Romance

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198870807
eISBN:
9780191913402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870807.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The factors influencing the insertion of non-etymological material (epenthesis) may extend beyond phonetics and phonology to include morphological and morphosyntactic considerations. We analyse cases ... More


Segmental processes

Matthew K. Gordon

in Phonological Typology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199669004
eISBN:
9780191821745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669004.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter focuses on the typology of distributional constraints and alternations affecting segments. The discussion is divided according to the nature of the operations and constraints involved. ... More


Syllable Structure

Laura J. Downing and Al Mtenje

in The Phonology of Chichewa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198724742
eISBN:
9780191792281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724742.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The chapter begins with an overview of possible syllable types in Chichewa. Possible consonant sequences and issues relating to their syllabification are taken up next. Epenthesis strategies for ... More


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