2018 DOI: 10.4324/9780429466571 View full text
Jennifer S. Cole

Abstract: The development of the non-linear theory of phonological representation has lent great depth to our current understanding of long-distance phonological processes like harmony, and in particular to our understanding of transparent and opaque segments in harmony systems. This thesis argues for an analysis of harmony systems in which the properties of transparency and opacity are not primitive, but instead derive from properties of the phonological representation to which harmony applies. Blocking segments can be…

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