Stress Preservation in German Loan-words

  title={Stress Preservation in German Loan-words},
  author={Birgit Alber},
It has been a well known fact from the very beginning of generative phonology that morphologically complex forms often inherit characteristics of related, morphologically less complex forms (Chomsky & Halle 1968) . Take for example the contrast in stress pattern of the English words Tatamagouchi and originality, both consisting of the same number of (light) syllables preceding main stress. 1 Secondary stress falls on the first syl lable of the underived 

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