Syllable Theory in Prosodic Phonology

1st Edition

Junko Itô

Published September 6, 2018
Reference - 236 Pages
ISBN 9781138317567 - CAT# K391446
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phonetics and Phonology

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First published in 1988. The goal of this study is to explore the workings of a syllable theory which is an integral part of Prosodic Phonology. It will be shown that theory-internal considerations and a variety of empirical arguments converge on a conception of syllabification as continuous template matching governed by syllable wellformedness conditions and a directional parameter. This title will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.


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