Theoretical Aspects of Kashaya Phonology and Morphology
This study discusses a wide range of phonological and morphological phenomena in Kashaya, a Pomoan language of northern California, and considers their implications for current theories of generative grammar. The volume raises issues in feature theory, presents a prosodic analysis, and discusses numerous morphological patterns.
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Table of Contents
Mora and Syllable Structure
Organization of the Phonology and Morphology
allomorph Alutiiq analysis anti-iamb Aphesis apply Aspirate Dissimilation block clitic Closed-Syllable Shortening clusters Coda Aspiration constraint Coronal Debuccalization CV Adjunction Decrement derived Desonorization domain Dorsal Durative Epenthesis example fact final consonant Foot Extrametricality Foot Flipping foot structure formal fricatives geminate Glide Deletion glottal consonant Glottal Merger Glottal Transfer Hayes iamb Iambic Lengthening infixed inserted Kashaya Labial language laryngeal features laryngeal increment Laryngeal node lexical lexicon long vowel markedness metrical mora moraic moraic theory Morification morpheme morphological Morphological Shortening nasal obstruents occurs Onset Simplification Oswalt Palatalization persistent rule phonetic phonological rules Place Delinking Place node place of articulation Plural Act Plural Agent preceding prefix present prosodic Reduplication Root Elision Root node round segment Semelfactive simply sonorant stem Stress Shift suffix syllabified Syllable Extrametricality syllable structure theory trigger undergo underlying representations underlyingly Underspecification underspecified Uvular Assimilation voiced stops vowel length word word-final