Multiple scansions in loanword phonology: evidence from Cantonese

@article{Silverman1992MultipleSI,
  title={Multiple scansions in loanword phonology: evidence from Cantonese},
  author={Daniel Silverman},
  journal={Phonology},
  year={1992},
  volume={9},
  pages={289 - 328}
}
In loanword phonology we seek to uncover the processes by which speakers possessing one phonological system perceive, apply native representational constraints on, and ultimately produce forms which have been generated by a different phonological system. We are interested in how speakers instantiate segmental and prosodic structure on an input which may or may not abide by native rules. Crucial to this assumed strategy is the idea that loanwords do not come equipped with their own phonological… 
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