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Most approaches to generative phonology grant a privileged status to “natural” phonological rules, those that have a clear phonetic motivation. In Optimality Theory, for example, children are(More)
This paper presents the three major ways that iambs play a role in Kashaya phonology: iambic lengthening, reshuffling of vowel length, and location of stress. Contrasting analyses of the phenomena(More)
Most work in Optimality Theory (Prince and Smolensky 1991, 1993) refers to only one level of representation (or, a single step relating the underlying and surface representations). While there are(More)