The Phonology Of Romanian: A Constraint Based Approach (Studies In Generative Grammar, Volume 56)
Editor note: sequence editors, Henk Van Riemsdijk, Jan Koster
Publish yr note: First released in 2002
This booklet presents the 1st systematic descriptive research of the phonological method of Romanian, one of many much less studied Romance languages, from the viewpoint of contemporary phonological thought. the writer deals an account of a few of the main phonological procedures of contemporary regular Romanian, set within the framework of Optimality conception and Correspondence Theory.
The publication starts with an outline of Romanian phonology - section stock, phonotactics, inflectional and derivational morphology. the most a part of the examine makes a speciality of procedures concerning vocalic segments: glide-vowel and diphthong-vowel alternations, vowel concord, palatalization. the main concerns addressed contain characteristic concept, syllable constitution, metrical constitution and pressure, the interplay among phonology and morphology. Acoustic phonetic information is used as aiding proof for the phonological patterning of diphthongs and glide-vowel sequences. fascinating complexities of the method are mentioned and mentioned, as they pose definite demanding situations to the theoretical model.
The ebook includes an abundance of systematically equipped info, which makes it a fantastic reference for college students and students of basic and Romance phonology, and a powerful foundation for extra examine.
The Phonology of Romanian: A Constraint-Based procedure W G DE Studies in Generative Grammar fifty six Editors Harry van der Hulst Henk van Riemsdijk Jan Köster Mouton de Gruyter Berlin · ny The Phonology of Romanian: A Constraint-Based method by means of Ioana Chitoran Mouton de Gruyter Berlin · ny 2002 Mouton de Gruyter (formerly Mouton, The Hague) is a department of Walter de Gruyter G m b H & Co. KG, Berlin. The sequence reviews in Generative Grammar used to be previously released by means of Foris.
From desyllabification, and word-final [w] resuits from the deletion of intervocalic [v] or [b]. (171) [j] [w] Latin cantavi audivi facui Romanian kintdj 'I sang' preterite Ί heard' preterite awuzij 7 made' preterite fdkuj novus *grevus habent now grew aw 'new'm. 'heavy'm. 'they have' In such a lot, although no longer all, of the trendy Romanian examples, the ultimate flow is a nominal or verbal inflection. The inflectional markers are separated by means of a touch within the facts less than. (172) ultimate [w] awuzi-j.
Post-consonantal glides and palatalization try out mattress for latest theories of function association, reminiscent of Clements (1991), Clements and Hume (1995) Ni Chiosäin and Padgett (1993) Ni Chiosäin (1994). 6.1. Post-consonantal glides and position co-occurrence regulations In underlying /CiV/ sequences, hiatus answer is set not just via pressure and place within the be aware, but in addition by way of the standard of the previous consonant. The curiosity of the knowledge to be mentioned during this part lies within the.
Masculine and neuter nouns are exact within the singular. I suggest that the variation might be captured by way of positing an alignment constraint retaining among the appropriate fringe of a morphological class, particularly a female stem, and the proper fringe of a syllable. it truly is violated via the constitution in (210a), and chuffed by way of (210b). (210) ALlGNR(Stemfem, σ) "The correct fringe of a female noun stem coincides with definitely the right fringe of a syllable." (a) sa. bi]sttme (b) sa . b ijstemj e lil X The.
Morpheme-internally. Having accounted for the 1st, phonological palatalization allow us to movement directly to the second one style and look at the problems it increases concerning the illustration of position beneficial properties. 6.3.2. Morphological palatalization The association of consonantal beneficial properties is the most subject of this part. I concentration completely at the really advanced problems with illustration, and that i commence through featuring the function composition i guess for Romanian consonants. (227) [-sonorant] [labial].