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Paradigms and Opacity,9781575861968

Paradigms and Opacity

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9781575861968

ISBN10:
1575861968
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Pub. Date:
4/30/2014
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Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

Paradigms and Opacityintegrates Optimality Theory and Lexical Phonology, presenting a stratal OT model in which the properties of stems, words, and sentences are characterized by distinct parallel constraint systems that interface serially. This model accounts for morphology/phonology interactions and opaque constraint interactions better than models found in current versions of OT phonology. Evidence is provided from a very broad range of languages, and further support is offered on grounds of learnability, naturalness, historical change, and typological restrictiveness.

Table of Contents

1. Paradigm constraints
2. Paradigms and the notion of base
3. Opacity, paradigm constraints, serialism: the Arabic evidence
4. The syllabic typology of Arabic dialects
5. Remarks on the Parallel alternative
6. Stress
7. Conclusion
Appendix.


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