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Pater 2019: Phonological typology in Optimality Theory and Formal Language Theory: Goals and future directions.

Pater, Joe. To appear 2019. Phonological typology in Optimality Theory and Formal Language Theory: Goals and future directions. In Phonology. https://works.bepress.com/joe_pater/37/ Abstract.Much recent work has studied phonological typology in terms of formal language theory (e.g. the Chomsky hierarchy). This paper considers

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Nyman and Tesar 2019: Determining underlying presence in the learning of grammars that allow insertion and deletion

Nyman, Alexandra and Bruce Tesar. 2019. Determining underlying presence in the learning of grammars that allow insertion and deletion. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 4(1): 37. 1–41. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.603 Abstract The simultaneous learning of a phonological map from inputs

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Zymet (2019) – Malagasy OCP targets a single affix: implications for morphosyntactic generalization in learning

Malagasy OCP targets a single affix: implications for morphosyntactic generalization in learning Jesse Zymet direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004540 March 2019 Despite claims of the existence of phonological processes that apply strictly in limited morphosyntactic domains, recent corpus and experimental findings suggest

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Lionnet (2019) – Coarticulation affects faithfulness: Evidence from subphonemically conditioned featural affixation in Laal

Coarticulation affects faithfulness: Evidence from subphonemically conditioned featural affixation in Laal Florian Lionnet direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004537 March 2019 This paper describes and analyzes the unusually complex multifeatural plural affix /L [+high, +round]/ of Laal (endangered isolate), focusing on its most

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Hosono (2019) – Eliminating T as an independent syntactic head

Eliminating T as an independent syntactic head Mayumi Hosono direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004532 March 2019 In this paper, I propose to eliminate T as an independent syntactic head from the computational system of human language. Adopting feature inheritance (Chomsky 2013, 2015)

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Begus & Nazarov (2019) – Gradient trends against phonetic naturalness: The case of Tarma Quechua

Gradient trends against phonetic naturalness: The case of Tarma Quechua Gasper Begus, Aleksei Nazarov direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004523 March 2019 Format: [ pdf ] Reference: lingbuzz/004523 (please use that when you cite this article) Published in: To appear in Proceedings of

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Rolle, Lionnet & Faytak (2019) – Areal patterns in the vowel systems of the Macro-Sudan Belt

Areal patterns in the vowel systems of the Macro-Sudan Belt Nicholas Rolle, Florian Lionnet, Matthew Faytak direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004515 March 2019 This paper investigates the areal distribution of vowel systems in the Macro-Sudan Belt, an area of Western and Central

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Breiss & Hayes (2019) – Phonological markedness effects in sentence formation

Phonological markedness effects in sentence formation Canaan Breiss, Bruce P. Hayes direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004487 January 2019 Earlier research has found that phonological markedness constraints (for example, against stress clash or sibilant sequences) statistically influence speakers’ choices between particular syntactic constructions

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Chand and Kar (2019): Sonority and Reduplication in Hadoti

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1781_gulab_chand__1.pdf ROA: 1354 Title: Sonority and Reduplication in Hadoti Authors: Gulab Chand , Somdev Kar Comment: Length: 37pp Abstract: The prosodic features like sonority motivate the pattern of reduplication in Hadoti. This regional variety of the Rajasthani language is

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Breiss and Hayes (2009): Phonological markedness effects in sentence formation

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1785_breiss_1.pdf ROA: 1356 Title: Phonological markedness effects in sentence formation Authors: Canaan Breiss, Bruce Hayes Comment: ms., Department of Linguistics, UCLA Length: 36 pp. Abstract: Earlier research has found that phonological markedness constraints (for example, against stress clash or

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