New PDF release: Approaches to Metaphony in the Languages of Italy (Phonology

By Francesc Torres-Tamarit,Kathrin Linke,Marc van Oostendorp

This quantity offers present paintings on a subject in Romance linguistics that also informs linguistic concept to today: metaphony within the languages of Italy. Papers speak about primary study themes corresponding to phonological opacity within the mild of chain shifts, post-tonic concord and consonant transparency, the position of morphosyntax within the typology of metaphony, the explanatory adequacy of feature-based as opposed to element-based analyses, and the locus of metaphony in grammar. different chapters current new experimental info, hence construction a extra exact empirical starting place for the research of metaphony. We envision the quantity to turn into a reference booklet not just for an up-to-date descriptive survey of metaphonic styles in Italy but in addition a radical dialogue of the demanding situations that metaphony poses for various (morpho)phonological theories. The booklet bridges the distance among descriptive works and theoretical pondering within the examine of metaphony.


 

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