Emergent iambs: stress in Modern Hebrew§

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A comprehensive analysis of stress in nouns and verbs in Modern Hebrew has eluded metrical phonologists for some time. This is most likely due to the fact that on the surface, Modern Hebrew appears to employ quantity-insensitive iambic feet. By contrast, developing the typology of feet inModernHebrew appears to result in syllabic trochees for the purpose of… (More)

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