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Online phonology book (was: Re: Amman-Iar stress & gemination)

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 29, 2000, 21:34
* And Rosta ( [000221 10:17]:
> I suggest that the actual rule is: > > Case endings must follow a branching rime. [= a heavy syllable] > > The suffix "-e" is therefore specified thus: > > R O + R > / \ | | > X X X X > | > e
A quick overview of structures like these can be found in the book at, specifically chapters 34-36. I like what I've seen of this book so far, it seems well suited for our purposes as it is more of a `phonology for field-linguists' or `applied phonology' than it is a dry and theoretical deep-dive into some phonological theory or other, generative or not. It seems a bit on the light side when it comes to stress and intonation :( The appendices are nice too, but there doesn't seem to be a bibliography for the entire thing, but one per section instead. Plus there are footnotes and not endnotes; can't stand the latter :) t.