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Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology$
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Eric Raimy and Charles E. Cairns

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780262182706

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.001.0001

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Rule Application in Phonology

Rule Application in Phonology

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(p.355) 18 Rule Application in Phonology
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Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology
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Morris Halle

Andrew Nevins

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0018

This chapter describes a theory of phonology that employs ordered rules and illustrates how it accounts for certain complex phenomena central to the phonologies of three Slavic languages: Russian, Czech, and Serbo-Croatian. It considers three important principles of phonological rule application, assumes that such application is preceded by morphological structure building, and argues that all Slavic nouns have the tripartite form Root + Theme + Case-Number. The chapter also looks at the genitive plural form of nouns in the Slavic languages.

Keywords:   phonology, Slavic languages, Russian, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, phonological rule, morphological structure, nouns

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