Palatal nasal decomposition in Slovene, Upper Sorbian and Polish1

  title={Palatal nasal decomposition in Slovene, Upper Sorbian and Polish1},
  author={Jerzy Rubach},
  journal={Journal of Linguistics},
  pages={169 - 204}
  • J. Rubach
  • Published 5 February 2008
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of Linguistics
This article investigates the types of palatal nasal decomposition from the perspective of three Slavic languages: Slovene, Upper Sorbian and Polish. The prepalatal nasal exhibits three different patterns of behaviour: retention, decomposition and depalatalization. Decomposition results in a cluster of the glide [j] and a nasal consonant. The details of this process are different in each of the three phonological systems considered, for instance, the process can yield either [jn] or [nj], and… 

Soft labial conspiracy in Kurpian1

  • J. Rubach
  • Linguistics
    Journal of Linguistics
  • 2014
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