Markedness , Segment Realization , and Locality in Spreading

  • Máire Ní Chiosáin Jaye Padgett
  • Published 2001


An important goal of phonological theory has been the elucidation of "action at a distance." This term refers to processes, such as assimilations or dissimilations, in which the trigger segment and affected segment are not string-adjacent; there are segments that intervene, yet seem not to participate in the process. Transparency of this sort raises… (More)



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