Amphichronic Explanation and the Life Cycle of Phonological Processes

@inproceedings{BermdezOtero2015AmphichronicEA,
  title={Amphichronic Explanation and the Life Cycle of Phonological Processes},
  author={Ricardo Berm{\'u}dez-Otero},
  year={2015}
}
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