Distinctiveness, Coercion and Sonority

Distinctiveness, Coercion and Sonority : A Unified Theory of Weight

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This volume proposes a unified weight theory that challenges traditionally held beliefs regarding the vowel/consonant dichotomy inherent in moraicity and illuminates many previously intractable issues.show more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 548g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138967815
  • 9781138967816

Table of contents

Preface Acknowledgments 1. Syllable Weight: Descriptive Generalizations 2. Optimality Theory, Typology, and Constraints 3. Segment Weight Typology 4. Case Studies 5. Miscellaneous Issues and General Conclusions Bibliography Indexshow more

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