Acquisition of Morpho-phonology: the Dutch Voicing Alternation

  title={Acquisition of Morpho-phonology: the Dutch Voicing Alternation},
  • Published 2007
ion, because phonetic exemplars are reorganised in favour of the more frequent types, leading to category formation. As Bybee (2002b:288) notes: “Various levels of abstraction emerge as exemplars are categorized by phonological and semantic similarity morphemes, words, phrases, and constructions can all be seen as the result of the categorization of linguistic experiences”. According to Bybee, categorisation thus involves a level of abstraction, resembling the construction of a prototype. A… CONTINUE READING


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