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The Lexical Phonology of Sekani

1st Edition

By Sharon Hargus


364 pages

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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

About the Author

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.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Phonetics and Phonology

This set of 23 volumes, originally published between 1952 and 1996, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on the subject of phonetics and phonology, including studies on the axiomatic method, nonlinear phonology, and prosodic phonology. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of language and linguistics.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General