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Initial sound change: Caghlaa sheeanyn ec toshiaght goan

in Practical Manx

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846311314
eISBN:
9781781380680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315596.002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explains the changes that the beginnings of words may undergo in Manx. There are two kinds: mutation and the prefixing of a consonant. Mutation occurs in two forms: lenition (sometimes ... More


Proto-Korean and Proto-Japonic Reconstructions and their Role in the Comparison of the Two Languages

Alexander Vovin

in Koreo-Japonica: A Re-evaluation of a Common Genetic Origin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832780
eISBN:
9780824870614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832780.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter first discusses recent advances in the reconstruction of Proto-Korean that are of great importance to its comparison with Japonic. Among these are that Middle Korean aspirates are from ... 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


Sandhi phenomena

Rodney Sampson

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0040
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

This chapter addresses some of the most important issues in Romance internal and external sandhi phenomena. It covers intervocalic sibilant voicing in affixation and compounding; devoicing of ... More


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