Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-17 of 17 items

  • Keywords: syllabification x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

SPE Extensions: Conditions on Representations and Defect‐Driven Rules 1

John Frampton

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/9780199226511.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

A new formal theory of iterative rules is proposed and the advantage of analyzing various prosodic phenomena in terms of this rule format is demonstrated. Noteworthy is the extensive use of ... More


Proto-Indo-European

Don Ringe

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284139
eISBN:
9780191712562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284139.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter is a grammatical sketch of Proto-Indo-European. It describes the phonology of the language, including the system of surface contrasts; peculiarities of subsystems and individual ... More


The Latin Background

Rodney Sampson

in Vowel Prosthesis in Romance: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541157
eISBN:
9780191716096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541157.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The phonological structure of Latin serves as the starting point for the account. Of particular interest is the organization of the syllable in Latin, and especially the onset, since syllabic ... More


The Cutter of IG II2 776: Dates: ca. 255–ca. 240

Stephen V. Tracy

in Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233331
eISBN:
9780520928541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233331.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The lettering of the cutter of IG II2 776 has a somewhat uncertain appearance, perhaps because the letters are lightly incised. Another contributing factor is that his letter-strokes often do not ... More


The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Kristján Árnason

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The book presents a detailed comparative description of the phonological structure of Icelandic and Faroese and discusses problems in their analysis from a fairly broad theoretical perspective. The ... More


The Icelandic vowel colours and diphthongs

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/9780199229314.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter concentrates on the vowel system of Modern Icelandic, describing the correlation between long vowel nuclei (in open syllables) and short vowel nuclei (in closed syllables). Both ... More


Words or Sentences? Notes or Phrases?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the correspondence between the role of words and sentences in spoken language and of notes and phrases in singing. A word, or even a syllable, may last several seconds during ... More


Morphological variation *

Gerjan van Schaaik

in The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

The principles of twofold vowel harmony and fourfold vowel harmony form, together with a number of consonant assimilations, the core of what at first sight looks like an enormous variation in ... More


Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Charles E. Cairns and Eric Raimy

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book explores foundational questions in phonology, such as the sorts of phenomena that comprise the explananda of the field, how phonological objects should be represented, or the optimal ... More


Phonological Representations and the Vaux-Wolfe Proposal

Charles E. Cairns

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

Bert Vaux and Andrew Wolfe proposed a theory that syllabification is not exhaustive and that many consonants are left unsyllabified. They argued that unsyllabified consonants are appendices, or ... More


Does Sonority Have a Phonetic Basis?

G. N. Clements

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

According to Bert Vaux and Andrew Wolfe, syllabification conforms universally to the Sonority Sequencing Principle whereby the segments in a syllable rise in sonority from the margin to the peak. The ... More


A Case of Appendicitis

Eric Raimy

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

Bert Vaux and Andrew Wolfe have proposed a very strict theory of syllabification and the prosodic status of unsyllabified segments, arguing that a phoneme must either be syllabified directly or be ... More


Welsh Phonological Structures: Prosodic Structure and Phonology

S. J. Hannahs

in The Phonology of Welsh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199601233
eISBN:
9780191762802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601233.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter presents the fundamental information concerning Welsh phonological structures, i.e. the organization of segments into syllables, feet, and prosodic words. The characteristics of Welsh ... More


The prosodic word

Tomas Riad

in The Phonology of Swedish

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199543571
eISBN:
9780191747168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543571.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

As in much current literature, prosodic structure is here taken to be recursive. The discussion of the prosodic hierarchy in Swedish must neessarily begin with the prosodic word which is an important ... More


Guido Faba, Preface to the Rota nova, CA. 1225

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Guido Faba's Preface to the Rota nova (New Wheel), written around 1225. Rota nova is a treatise on dictamen that offers practical advice on the faults to be avoided in ... More


Syllabification: Vowel reduction before TR

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/9780199660186.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The syllabification of stop (T) + liquid (R) in archaic Latin is clouded by conflicting evidence from vowel reduction. Most forms suggest that the vowel before TR was in a closed syllable, meaning ... More


Proto-Indo-European

Don Ringe

in From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198792581
eISBN:
9780191834578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792581.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter is a grammatical sketch of Proto-Indo-European. It describes the phonology of the language, including the system of surface contrasts; peculiarities of subsystems and individual ... More


View: