Laryngeal assimilation, markedness and typology

Show simple item record Brown, Jason en 2017-05-25T03:10:22Z en 2016-12 en
dc.identifier.citation Phonology 33(3):393-423 Dec 2016 en
dc.identifier.issn 0952-6757 en
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dc.description.abstract Current typologies of voice assimilation between obstruents include languages that exhibit either assimilation to voicelessness (a type of emergence of the unmarked effect) or onset-controlled patterns, where the value controlling the change is in the onset obstruent. In either case, this type of local assimilation is considered to result in (contextually) unmarked structures. This article presents data that highlights a previously unrecognised pattern: assimilation resulting in voicing (an ‘emergence of the marked’ effect). This pattern has implications for how markedness is expressed in grammar. It is argued here that voicing is a privative feature, and that faithfulness constraints regulating the feature [voice] yield a rich typology that includes emergence of both marked and unmarked patterns. In addition, this typology yields benefits that are lost if voicing is considered a binary feature. This is illustrated by extending the dynamics of this voicing typology to other laryngeal features, such as [spread glottis]. en
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Phonology en
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dc.title Laryngeal assimilation, markedness and typology en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1017/S0952675716000191 en
pubs.issue 3 en
pubs.begin-page 393 en
pubs.volume 33 en
dc.description.version AM - Accepted Manuscript en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Cambridge University Press en
pubs.end-page 423 en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 603524 en Arts en Cultures, Languages & Linguist en App Lang Studies & Linguistics en
dc.identifier.eissn 1469-8188 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2016-12-22 en

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