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By Francesc Torres-Tamarit,Kathrin Linke,Marc van Oostendorp

ISBN-10: 3110369567

ISBN-13: 9783110369564

This quantity provides present paintings on an issue in Romance linguistics that also informs linguistic thought to at the present time: metaphony within the languages of Italy. Papers talk about primary examine issues akin to phonological opacity within the mild of chain shifts, post-tonic concord and consonant transparency, the function of morphosyntax within the typology of metaphony, the explanatory adequacy of feature-based as opposed to element-based analyses, and the locus of metaphony in grammar. different chapters current new experimental facts, therefore construction a extra actual empirical starting place for the research of metaphony. We envision the quantity to turn into a reference publication not just for an up to date descriptive survey of metaphonic styles in Italy but in addition a radical dialogue of the demanding situations that metaphony poses for various (morpho)phonological theories. The publication bridges the distance among descriptive works and theoretical pondering within the examine of metaphony.


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