Consonant Lenition in Korean and the Macro-Altaic Question

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University of Hawaii Press, 1996 - Foreign Language Study - 163 pages
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This study describes a diachronic change of the obstruent consonants in the central area of Korea, with attention to ONSET and CODA lenitions. It is intended for students of Korean language and linguistics.
 

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Contents

The lenition hypothesis
1
The tirregular stems
8
Where did the t1 alternation come from?
16
The sirregular stems
25
Onset lenitions
31
How did the accent become distinctive?
40
Morphemeinternal lenitions
49
The MacroAltaic hypothesis
57
Notes
64
Bibliography
114
Middle Korean and Ceycwu words
126
Modern Korean words
138
English glosses
151
Textscited
163
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The Korean Language
Ho-Min Sohn
Limited preview - 2001