Assimilation in the Inuit Languages and the Place of the Uvular Nasal

  title={Assimilation in the Inuit Languages and the Place of the Uvular Nasal},
  author={Jonathan David Bobaljik},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={323 - 350}
  • J. Bobaljik
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
L'A. reanalyse certaines donnees phonologiques presentees par L.J.Dorais dans ses travaux sur les langues inuit, et notamment sa caracterisation des modeles d'assimilation le long d'un continuum allant de l'Alaska au Groenland. Il montre que les mecanismes complexes proposes par Dorais pour rendre compte de la classe des nasales uvulaires ne sont pas necessaires, si l'on tient compte des ambiguites relevees dans les orthographes standards. Dans une perspective comparative, il fournit ainsi des… Expand
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