Phonological development : toward a ‘ ‘ radical ’ ’ templatic phonology *

@inproceedings{Vihman2007PhonologicalD,
  title={Phonological development : toward a ‘ ‘ radical ’ ’ templatic phonology *},
  author={Marilyn M. Vihman and William Croft},
  year={2007}
}
‘‘Radical’’ templatic phonology is a template-based approach to segmental phonological representation. The central hypothesis is that the segmental phonological structure of words is represented as language-specific phonotactic templates, in the sense used in the developmental literature. Template-based organization of the early lexicon has been identified in children acquiring several di¤erent languages. It is the result of a usage-based abstracting or ‘‘induction’’ process based on both… CONTINUE READING