This thesis is an exploration of the basic question of how grammars arise, focusing largely on the inductive contribution of the learner, and investigated across a number of different phonological domains: consonant epenthesis, sonority-driven stress, velar palatalization, vowel nasalization and final neutralization.... /am/ +/lada/ -* [amalada] The cluster might also be repaired via deletion, as in Diola-Fogny (both examples cited in Wilson ... In this case, the unattested repair, except for situations in which special forms of root or affix faithfulness intervene, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Generalization, Lexical Statistics, and Typologically Rare Systems|
|Author||:||Rebecca L. Morley|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2009|