Phonological Analysis: A Functional Approach

Statement of Responsibility:
Burquest, Donald A
Edition:
Third Edition
Date:
2006
Publisher:
SIL International
Publisher Place:
Dallas, Texas
Extent:
xvi, 319 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition

  1. Preliminaries to Analysis
  2. 1.1 The place of phonology in linguistics
    1.2 Foundational principles
    1.3 Phonological features
    1.4 Excursus on redundancy
    1.5 Excursus on rule formalisms
  3. Phonemic Analysis
  4. 2.1 Basic concepts in phonemic analysis
    2.2 Procedures for phonemic analysis
    2.3 The procedure applied
    2.4 Phonological universals: Vowel and consonant systems
    2.5 Identifying phonetically similar segments
    2.6 Free variation
    2.7 Phonotactics, neutralization, and underspecification
    2.8 Problems

  5. Morphophonemics
  6. 3.1 Phonologically conditioned alternations
    3.2 Lexical alternations
    3.3 Morphologically conditioned alternations
    3.4 Phonological representation and rules
    3.5 Analytical procedure and morphophonemics
    3.6 Case studies
    3.7 Positing underlying representations
    3.8 Problems

4-6 Natural Phonological Processes

  1. Conditioning by Surrounding Segments
  2. 4.1 Sources of natural processes
    4.2 Assimilation
    4.3 Dissimilation
    4.4 Summary
    4.5 Problems

  3. Conditioning by Syllable Structure
  4. 5.1 Syllables and consonant strength
    5.2 Syllable structure
    5.3 Ambiguous segments
    5.4 Ambiguous sequences
    5.5 Processes conditioned by syllable structure
    5.6 Length
    5.7 Syllable-domain phenomena and processes
    5.8 Problems

  5. Conditioning by Larger Units
  6. 6.1 Word-level phenomena
    6.2 Utterance-level phenomena
    6.3 Problems

7-8 Three-Dimensional Models

  1. Autosegmental Phonology
  2. 7.1 Introduction
    7.2 The establishment of autosegmental tiers
    7.3 Assimilation of one segment to another
    7.4 Processes affecting the phonological word
    7.5 Processes affecting larger units
    7.6 Excursus on the feature tree
    7.7 Problems

  3. Metrical Phonology
  4. 8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Syllable structure
    8.3 Phonological feet
    8.4 Phonological words
    8.5 Extrametricality
    8.6 Epenthesis
    8.7 Interpretation of ambiguous segments
    8.8 Reduplication
    8.9 Problems

References
Index of Languages
Subject Index

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Subject:
Phonology
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Entry Number:
438