Against Subsegmental Glides

  title={Against Subsegmental Glides},
  author={Jerzy Rubach},
  journal={Linguistic Inquiry},
  • J. Rubach
  • Published 1 October 2002
  • Biology
  • Linguistic Inquiry
This squib claims that glides should be eliminated as licit representations in phonology. Section 1 asks whether segmental glides are necessary, a question that is answered affirmatively in section 2. Sections 3 and 4 consider the evidence for subsegmental glides and conclude that there is none. Section 5 summarizes the conclusions and compares the predictions made by subsegmental and segmental representations of glides 

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