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Ken Lodge

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780748625659

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625659.001.0001

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Declarative Phonology: an Alternative Set of Proposals

Declarative Phonology: an Alternative Set of Proposals

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(p.94) 6 Declarative Phonology: an Alternative Set of Proposals
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Fundamental Concepts in Phonology
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Ken Lodge

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625659.003.0006

An alternative to the standard views of phonology is presented, to take into account the critical issues raised in the preceding chapters. Declarative phonology is polysystemic, non-segmental and abstract; it specifically excludes derivation and deletion as valid phonological mechanisms. Phonological structures are underspecified attribute-value matrices which attach to syllable structure at any level (syllable, onset, rhyme, nucleus, coda, or even higher, e.g. foot). Attribute-value matrices can be represented as underspecified tree diagrams. Phonetic implementation is exemplified and examples from Irish, Malay, German and Scots Gaelic are worked through.

Keywords:   Declarative phonology, phonetic implementation, phonological features, abstractness, attribute-value matrices, syllable structure

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