The Interplay of Morphology and Phonology

Paperback | November 10, 2014

bySharon Inkelas

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This book presents a phenomenon-oriented survey of the interaction between phonology and morphology. It examines the ways in which morphology, i.e. word formation, demonstrates sensitivity to phonological information and how phonological patterns can be sensitive to morphology. Chapters focuson morphologically conditioned phonology, process morphology, prosodic templates, reduplication, infixation, phonology-morphology interleaving effects, prosodic-morphological mismatches, ineffability, and other cases of phonology-morphology interaction. The overview discusses the relevance of a variety of phenomena for theoretical issues in the field. These include the debate over item-based vs. realizational approaches to morphology; the question of whether cyclic effects can be subsumed under paradigmatic effects; whether reduplication isphonological copying or morphological doubling; whether infixation and suppletive allomorphy are phonologically optimizing, and more. The book is intended to be used in graduate or advanced undergraduate courses or as a reference for those pursuing individual topics in the phonology-morphologyinterface.

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This book presents a phenomenon-oriented survey of the interaction between phonology and morphology. It examines the ways in which morphology, i.e. word formation, demonstrates sensitivity to phonological information and how phonological patterns can be sensitive to morphology. Chapters focuson morphologically conditioned phonology, pr...

Sharon Inkelas received her PhD in Linguistics from Stanford University in 1989; her dissertation was directed by Paul Kiparsky. After teaching at UCLA and the University of Maryland, Inkelas came to Berkeley in 1990 and assumed her present faculty position in 1992. She has taught courses in phonology, morphology, and the phonology-mor...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.07 inPublished:November 10, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199280487

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Morphologically conditioned phonology3. Process morphology4. Prosodic templates5. Reduplication6. Infixation7. Interleaving: The phonological interpretation of morphologically complex words8. Morphologically derived environment effects9. Phonology interferes with morphology10. Nonparallelism between phonological and morphological structure11. Paradigmatic effects12. Conclusion