Interarticulatory Timing and Celtic Mutations

  title={Interarticulatory Timing and Celtic Mutations},
  author={Joseph F. Eska},
  journal={Journal of Celtic Linguistics},
  • J. Eska
  • Published 2020
  • History
  • Journal of Celtic Linguistics
After providing an analysis of Celtic phonology as per the approach to phonology known as Laryngeal Realism, this paper addresses the differing realizations of the two mutations common to Goidelic and Brittonic, the first lenition and nasalization. It is proposed that differences in interarticulatory timing between consecutive segments led to the attested differing realizations of these mutations. Some attention is also paid to the differing realizations of nasalization between Irish and…