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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


Intonational Analysis and Prosodic Annotation of Greek Spoken Corpora

Amalia Arvaniti and Mary Baltazani

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter provides an analysis of the prosodic and intonational structure of Greek within the autosegmental/metrical framework of intonational phonology, and presents Greek ToBI (GRToBI), a system ... More


Towards a Pan-Mandarin System for Prosodic Transcription

Shu-hui Peng, Marjorie K. M Chan, Chiu-yu Tseng, Tsan Huang, Ok Joo Lee, and Mary E. Beckman

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter describes the initial stages of development of a Pan-Mandarin ToBI system. It reviews the salient prosodic characteristics of Mandarin, such as lexical tones, tone sandhi, tonal ... More


Phrasing and postlexical phonology

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/9780199229314.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter demonstrates that the unmarked pattern in phrases is for the right hand constituent to be the strongest as opposed to the left strong pattern of traditional word stress. But there are ... More


Kiparsky's Rule, thematic nasal presents, and athematic verba vocalia in Greek

Andreas Willi

in Laws and Rules in Indo‐European

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199609925
eISBN:
9780191741579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609925.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

According to a phonological rule first proposed by Paul Kiparsky in order to account for the thematic 3sg. in -ει and other forms, word-final *-VTi metathesized to -Vi(T) in prehistoric Greek. ... More


Philosophy in India

A. Raghuramaraju

in Philosophy and India: Ancestors, Outsiders, and Predecessors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092230
eISBN:
9780199082599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092230.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter critically evaluates the assessment of the state of philosophy in Indian universities by K. Satchidananda Murty. Though Murty’s canvas of philosophy is broad based, he fails to take into ... More


Contraction of esse: Phonological Analysis and Historical Appraisal

Giuseppe Pezzini

in Terence and the Verb ‘To Be’ in Latin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736240
eISBN:
9780191799907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736240.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The aim of this chapter is to discuss the nature of the contraction of esse and evaluate its use in Latin. The chapter begins with a phonological analysis: contracted spellings are not abbreviations ... 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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