A prosodic theory of epenthesis

Abstract this study investigates whether excrescence is phonological epenthesis or articulatory overlap by investigating whether a prosodic domain boundary interven- ing between the nasal and the fricative affects insertion articulatory overlap effects are expected to remain constant across the board, whereas. The paper's aim is not to compare between the different theories, but to de- scribe the vowel in consonant clusters, despite their relatedness to separate prosodic domains, the syllable, the pro- sodic word keywords: cairene arabic syllable structure optimality theory consonant clusters epenthesis. Recent treatments of barra gaelic vowel epenthesis (clements 1986 ni chiosain 1994halle 1995) address the location and unless our analysis of barra gaelic epenthesis accounts for the prosodic properties of the epenthetic vowel, as well as a prosodic theory such as that presented in pierrehumbert & beckman. Hayes, b (1995) metrical stress theory, section 39 development hayes, b ( 1989) compensatory lengthening in moraic phonology [g18] linguistic inquiry 20, 253-306 ito, j (1989) a prosodic theory of epenthesis natural language and linguistic theory 7, 217-259 english myers, s (1987) vowel shortening in. It is argued that a nonredundant and explanatory account is only possible if epenthesis is understood as a syllable mapping operation^ chapter v argues that as a parameter available in prosodic phonology, directionality plays an important role in syllable theory it is shown that directional syllable mapping correctly.

Itô, junko 1986 syllable theory in prosodic phonology graduate student linguistics association publications, amherst, ma itô, junko 1989 a prosodic theory of epenthesis natural language and linguistic theory 17, p 49-73 itô, junko, and armin mester 1992 weak layering and word binarity linguistic research. It6, j (1989) a prosodic theory of epenthesis natural language and linguistic theory 7(2),217-259 lakoff, g (1989) cognitive phonology draft of paper presented at the uc-berkeley workshop on constraints vs rules, may 1989 touretzky, d s, and wheeler, d w (1990a) a computational basis for phonology in d. An intriguing aspect of this dialect is the dilemma it presents to a theory that seeks to restrict the features yowlumne, the mapping of syllable-final consonants to the prosodic templates may proceed in one of two under a prosodic analysis, the first of these rules, epenthesis, is not a 'rule' at all it is, in fact, an intrinsic.

The syllable in optimality theory / caroline féry, ruben van de vijver p cm includes bibliographical ing this prosodic constituent have been reconsidered in the light of this theory (mccarthy and prince 1993, prince and straints prohibiting consonant epenthesis (called dep(c)) and vowel deletion (max(v)), as in (1a. The theory of prosodic circumscription (mccarthy & prince 1990a) is a general approach to the problem of limiting the domain of rules to less than a morphological constituent for example, in the arabic singular/ plural pairs ndub/ anaadib 'locust' and sulṭaan/salaaṭiin 'sultan', vowel length in the. (iii) prosodic in the remaining part of the article, all insertion types will be discussed in detail and illustrated with examples the article is organized as follows in section 2 input vowel or, in case of both monosyllabic morphemes, glide epenthesis applies as historical linguistics ii: theory and description in phonology.

Nakajima, s & j allen 1993 'a study on prosody and discourse stmcture in cooperative dialogues' phonetica 50,197-210 nordling, j 1998 'reparationeri spontanttal' kandidat ('ba') term paper dept of linguistics, lund university shriberg, e 1994 preliminaries to a theory of speech disfluencies phd diss, univ of. Prosodic minimality in japanese, cls 26-ii: papers from the parasession on the syllable in phonetics and phonology, 213-239 pdf-version 1989 ito, junko and jorge hankamer notes on monosyllabism in turkish, phonology at santa cruz ( pasc) 1 santa cruz, 61-69 1989 ito, junko a prosodic theory of epenthesis,. Syllable structure to analyze the data in (1), claiming that the difference in epenthesis site derives from each variety's preference, formulated as a constraint in an optimality theory (ot) framework, for syllables to be aligned to one edge or the other of the prosodic word by calling on directionality and syllabification, the.

Vowel epenthesis in persian and the coda condition martin krämer — the arctic university of norway a recurring discussion in optimality theory concerns the universality of constraints: are they emergent or part of ug beckman (2004) argues that the coda condition (itô 1988 henceforth c-‐cond) is non-‐existent as. Alezetes, elizabeth dawn, a markedness approach to epenthesis in arabic speakers' l2 english (2007) theses broselow's (1983, 1984, 1988) explanation for cairene and iraqi speakers' use of epenthesis in their l2 syllable theory in prosodic phonology, which was published in book form in 1988 itô's theory of.

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a prosodic theory of epenthesis In particular, syllables must be dominated by prosodic feet, and this prosodic layering works from the ”bottom-up' as an example of how the bottom-up theory works, consider broselow's analysis of the interaction between stress and epenthesis in swahili swahili regularly stresses the penult (1a) further, epenthetic vowels. a prosodic theory of epenthesis In particular, syllables must be dominated by prosodic feet, and this prosodic layering works from the ”bottom-up' as an example of how the bottom-up theory works, consider broselow's analysis of the interaction between stress and epenthesis in swahili swahili regularly stresses the penult (1a) further, epenthetic vowels. a prosodic theory of epenthesis In particular, syllables must be dominated by prosodic feet, and this prosodic layering works from the ”bottom-up' as an example of how the bottom-up theory works, consider broselow's analysis of the interaction between stress and epenthesis in swahili swahili regularly stresses the penult (1a) further, epenthetic vowels. a prosodic theory of epenthesis In particular, syllables must be dominated by prosodic feet, and this prosodic layering works from the ”bottom-up' as an example of how the bottom-up theory works, consider broselow's analysis of the interaction between stress and epenthesis in swahili swahili regularly stresses the penult (1a) further, epenthetic vowels. a prosodic theory of epenthesis In particular, syllables must be dominated by prosodic feet, and this prosodic layering works from the ”bottom-up' as an example of how the bottom-up theory works, consider broselow's analysis of the interaction between stress and epenthesis in swahili swahili regularly stresses the penult (1a) further, epenthetic vowels.