Tone in Lexical Phonology

Abstract

This thesis examines certaln issues of tonal phonology within the theory of lexical phonology. Tonal ph~nomena require the enrichment of the lexical framework to include a post-lexical phonetic component. This component is shown to playa crucial role in accounting for the array of phenomena known as downdrift/downstep. By separating phonological processes… (More)

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@inproceedings{Pu11eyb1ank2005ToneIL, title={Tone in Lexical Phonology}, author={Douglas Pu11eyb1ank and Douglas Pulleyblank and Paul Kiparsky}, year={2005} }