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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


Tempo and Mora in Phonological Change

D. Gary Miller

in Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume I: Approaches, Methodology, and Sound Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583423
eISBN:
9780191723438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583423.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Words of more than two syllables tend toward moraic balance, while even those are subject to the acceleration processes that yield triplet formation. Triplets tend to shorten to disyllables, which in ... More


U‐prosthesis

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/9780199541157.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

U‐prosthesis occurred in the later Middle Ages following a special type of syncope. The structural circumstances surrounding its rise are explored in detail, and the geographical incidence and ... More


Exon's Law and the Latin syncopes

Ranjan Sen

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/9780199609925.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Exon’s Law of Latin syncope (1906: 128) states that ‘In all words or word-groups of four or more syllables bearing the chief accent on a long syllable, a short unaccented medial vowel was necessarily ... More


(After) Friendship, Love, and Community

Irving Goh

in The Reject: Community, Politics, and Religion after the Subject

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262687
eISBN:
9780823266371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262687.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter shows how French thinkers mobilize the reject in their engagements with the concepts of friendship, love, and community, so as to enable other forms of relations to inflect existing ... More


Syncope and Fractal Liminality: Theo Angelopoulos’ Voyage to Cythera and the Question of Borders

Dany Nobus and Nektaria Pouli

in The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses Theo Angelopoulos' 1984 film Voyage to Cythera, arguing that it ‘constitutes a creative hinge in Angelopoulos' career’, whereby an individuating and ultimately humanising ... More


Phonetics, phonology, and orthography of medieval Hispano-Romance

Steven N. Dworkin

in A Guide to Old Spanish

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199687312
eISBN:
9780191767081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687312.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter describes the phonetics, phonology, and the orthographic practices of Old Spanish. It first identifies the vocalic and consonantal phonemes of the medieval language. The following ... 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


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