The Disyllabic Trochee in Bangla, Punjabi and Tamil: Variations on a Theme

  • K.G.Vijayakrishnan, CIEFL
  • Published 2002

Abstract

0. Introduction In this paper we examine the requirement that the minimal word be a disyllabic trochee encoded as the constraint Disyllabic Trochee partially or fully satisfied in different ways in three unrelated languages spoken in India namely, Punjabi, Bangla and Tamil. In the framework of Optimality Theory, like all constraints, the constraint… (More)

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