Download e-book for iPad: Basque Phonology (Interface Series) by Jose? Ignacio Hualde

By Jose? Ignacio Hualde

This booklet is the 1st complete therapy of the phonological procedure of Basque to be had in English. Basque is a morphologically wealthy and reasonably ordinary language with a few energetic phonological principles which are restricted to yes morphological environments. additionally, it has a excessive measure of dialectical fragmentation. those features of Basque make this language an outstanding try floor to enquire the interplay of phonological principles either with one another and with morphological tactics, which the writer does in the Lexical Phonology framework. the consequences of rule interplay on function geometry are a huge challenge - how phonological operations regulate underlying buildings and the way the buildings created through one phonological rule can function enter to different ideas. those results are tested in a learn of the really strange behaviour of Basque affricates. one other region which calls for specific cognizance, and within which Basque dialects fluctuate greatly, is prosody. besides stress-accent platforms of alternative varieties, Basque additionally possesses pitch-accent or limited tonal structures in a few of its western dialects. This booklet could be of curiosity to complex scholars and lecturers of linguistics, specially Romance linguistics and lexical phonology.

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