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Syllable and Word Languages

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Book Description

The typology of syllable and word languages is based on a multi-layered and hierarchically structured phonological model. The main claim is that the phonological make-up of a language depends on the relevance of the prosodic categories – with the syllable and the phonological word being typologically most important. The contributions discuss theoretical issues and provide synchronic and diachronic analyses of (Non-)Indo-European languages.


  • ISBN: 9783110383959 |
  • Hardcover: 466 pages |
  • Publisher: De Gruyter |
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  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook