Norwegian retroflexion : licensing by cue or prosody?

  • A common topic in recent literature on phonology is the question of whether phonological processes and segments are licensed by prosodic position or by perceptual cues. The former is the traditional view, as represented by e.g. Lombardi (1995) and Beckman (1998), and holds that segments occur in specific prosodic positions such as the coda. In a licensing by cue approach, as represented by Steriade (1995, 1999), on the other hand, segments are assumed to occur in those positions only where their perceptual cues are prominent, independent of the prosodic position. In positions where the cues are not salient, neutralization occurs.

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Author:Silke HamannORCiDGND
Parent Title (German):Nordlyd : Proceedings of the 19th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, vol. 31.1, Edited by Anne Dahl, Kristine Bentzen, and Peter Svenonius
Place of publication:Tromsø
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Date of Publication (online):2009/10/01
Year of first Publication:2003
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2009/10/01
GND Keyword:Retroflex
Page Number:15
First Page:63
Last Page:77
Source: ; (in:) Anne Dahl, Kristine Bentzen, Peter Svenonius: Nordlyd : proceedings of the 19th scandinavian conference of linguistics. - Tromsø: 31.1, 2003, S. 63-77
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 43 Deutsch, germanische Sprachen allgemein / 439 Andere germanische Sprachen
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Phonetik/Phonologie / Phonetics/Phonology
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht