Predictable versus Underlying Vocalism in Yakima Sahaptin

@article{Hargus2002PredictableVU,
  title={Predictable versus Underlying Vocalism in Yakima Sahaptin},
  author={Sharon Hargus and Virginia Beavert},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  year={2002},
  volume={68},
  pages={316 - 340}
}
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