Generative Phonology: Description and Theory
Acad. Press, 1979 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 459 pages
This volume explains the generative approach to phonological analysis and theory through a rigorous examination of data from a diverse sample of languages. It will give students the theoretical background necessary to read the phonological literature critically, and the analytical tools required for describing phonological structure.
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Phonological Rules and Representations
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accent affricates analysis apocope appears aspiration assimilation assume basic Chapter claim consonant cluster constraint context contrast deletion dental stop derived devoicing dialect diphthongization discussion disjunctive ordering elision English environment epenthesis evidence example fact feature final devoicing final vowel following vowel formulated fricatives given glide formation Gloss glottal stop grammar high tone high vowels initial labial language Lardil lexicon linguistic long vowel masc mid vowels morpheme morpheme alternant nasal consonant notation noun obstruent occur palatalization phemes phonetic phonetic representation phonological rules plural position postulated preceding vowel predict principle pronounced pronunciation root vowel round Russian segment sequence shape short vowel sonorant sounds speaker stress rule string suffix syll syllable syntactic tense tion tone assignment tone doubling undergo underlying representation unstressed velar verb roots verb stem versus voiced obstruent voiceless stops vowel harmony vowel length vowel lowering vowel reduction word boundary word-final Yawelmani