Survival of the Fittest : Fricative Lenition in English and Spanish from the Perspective of Optimality Theory
By: Bros, Karolina.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (187 p.).ISBN: 9781443879255.Subject(s): Linguistic change | Linguistics | Spanish language -- Phonetics | Spanish language -- PhonologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Survival of the Fittest : Fricative Lenition in English and Spanish from the Perspective of Optimality TheoryDDC classification: 410 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; ADDENDUM; REFERENCES; NOTES; INDEX
Survival of the Fittest provides an in-depth analysis of weakening processes attested in Spanish and English within the framework of Optimality Theory (OT). The book examines fricative lenition as an instance of sound change in progress, contributing to the study of phonological change and the notion of strength in phonology. It also provides motivation for the introduction of a derivational stage in OT analysis. A critical discussion of various OT sub-theories presented by the author leads t...
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