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DECAL: Examples #3: Phonological change rules

From:Sai Emrys <saizai@...>
Date:Thursday, January 13, 2005, 21:18
Same deal.

Try to use /UR/->[SR] / X_# type rules (e.g. /C/ -> [-vd C] / [-vd C]
_ ) (# = word boundary).

Q1: What are your *phonologically driven* sound change rules? I.e.,
these will apply to *all* situations, once higher-level UR processes
are done (e.g., morphology). Be sure to include the order of
application, if it's relevant (e.g., you have feeding). This includes
cases that are caused by word boundaries, syllable boundaries, cluster
conflicts (e.g. VC + CV in a CVCV limit), etc.

Q2: Ditto - but for *morphophonology* or otherwise non-general cases.
E.g., the prefix in- for English (-> r, l, m by context) - it only
applies to that morpheme, not generally AFAIK. Again, include order of

(Note: don't go into morphology just yet; that'll be another post. For
this, all I'm asking for is underlying -> surface representation

Q3: Motivation, again? (If anything other than purely aesthetic, or
you can give details of why you think your choices made for better

 - Sai


Sai Emrys <saizai@...>
taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>
Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>
David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>
Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>