First published in 1988. This title explores the phonology of Sekani, a northern Athabaskan language, within the framework of Lexical Phonology. After providing an overview of the language of Sekani and the theory of Lexical Phonology, the author goes on to explore various issues in the application of this theory. This title will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.
Table of Contents
List of Maps; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Abstract; 1. Sekani 2. Lexical Phonology 3. Level Ordering: The Verbal Prefixes 4. Level Ordering: Nominals and Postpositions 5. The Bracketing Erasure Convention 6. Epenthesis 7. The Cycle; Appendix: Sekani Rules; References
Sharon Hargus is currently involved in several projects related to the documentation of four Native American (or First Nations) languages: Sahaptin, Deg Xinag, Kwadacha Sekani, and Witsuwit'en.