On the Targets of Phonological Realization

  title={On the Targets of Phonological Realization},
  author={David Embick},
  • D. Embick
  • Published 23 February 2017
  • Linguistics
This paper compares the predictions of theories that allow p honological realization (Vocabulary Insertion) only at morphemes (MIO), versu s theories that also allow realization of non-terminal nodes in the syntactic structure (INT). The empirical phenomena examined are analytic/synthetic alternations, where INT’ s predictions connect with those made by word/phrase blocking theories; and irregular stem a llomorphy, of the type seen in e.g.sing/sang. With respect to locality, MIO theories… 

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