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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Morphology

Linguistics Department Faculty Publication Series

1984

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Prosodic Structure In Morphology, John J. Mccarthy Jan 1984

Prosodic Structure In Morphology, John J. Mccarthy

Linguistics Department Faculty Publication Series

The thesis of this paper is that morphological templates have access to a richer variety of categories than the CV tier. Although foot and syllable reduplication had been suggested previously, here I have shown the need for templates—conditions on the form of words of particular morphological types—that refer to syllables in modern Hebrew and to feet in Cupeño. In the course of the analyses I have suggested a number of technical proposals: a specific version of the prosodic hierarchy, a procedure for expansion of morphological templates containing higher-level prosodic units, and another procedure for selecting the appropriate structure ...


Speech Disguise And Phonological Representation In Amharic, John J. Mccarthy Jan 1984

Speech Disguise And Phonological Representation In Amharic, John J. Mccarthy

Linguistics Department Faculty Publication Series

An autosegmental analysis of a secret language used by prostitutes in Addis Ababa.


Theoretical Consequences Of Montañes Vowel Harmony, John J. Mccarthy Jan 1984

Theoretical Consequences Of Montañes Vowel Harmony, John J. Mccarthy

Linguistics Department Faculty Publication Series

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