Prosodic effects of segmental correspondence
Juliet Stanton, Sam Zukoff
September 2015

This paper investigates a class of misapplication effects arising in reduplication and copy-epenthesis, specifically those relating to the assignment of phonological properties related to prominence. We argue that extensions of Correspondence Theory (McCarthy & Prince 1995) can explain these effects, given a grammar that contains: (1) a correspondence relation between surface segments, arising when multiple output segments correspond to a single input segment (also Struijke 2000, McCarthy 2002); and (2) faithfulness constraints requiring identity among these correspondents for suprasegmental properties. We show that a grammar with these properties provides a unified account of a range of prosodic misapplication effects.
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Reference: lingbuzz/002703
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Published in: to appear in CLS 51 proceedings
keywords: prosody, correspondence, phonology
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