Conflicting directionality in

  title={Conflicting directionality in},
  author={Thompson River Salish},
This paper presents an analysis of the basic primary stress system in Thompson River Salish (TRS), an Interior Salishan language spoken in British Columbia, Canada. The lexical accent system in TRS exhibits a pattern of conflicting directionality: In words with no accented morphemes, stress falls close to the left edge of the prosodic word (PrWd); in words with accented morphemes, stress falls on the rightmost accented morpheme. I show that the TRS stress system can be analyzed in a manner that… CONTINUE READING