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10 A pseudo-cyclic effect in Romanian morphophonology

  title={10 A pseudo-cyclic effect in Romanian morphophonology},
  author={D. Steriade},
Romanian phonology is shown to be subject to inflection dependence, a systematic restriction on phonological alternations. Inflection dependence means that segmental alternations are permitted in the derivatives of a lexeme only if certain inflected forms of that lexeme, its inflectional bases (Albright 2002), independently display the alternation. The study documents this pervasive constraint on alternations and proposes an analysis for it, based on a modified variant of Lexical Conservatism… Expand
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