An Autosegmental Approach to Shilluk Phonology

Statement of Responsibility:
Gilley, Leoma G
Authors:
Series Issue:
103
Date:
1992
Publisher:
Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics 103
Extent:
x, 214 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Abbreviations and Symbols
Preface
Acknowledgments

1. Introduction

1.1 Phonemics
1.2 Generative phonology
1.3 Lexical phonology
1.4 Nonlinear phonology
1.5 Underspecification theory
1.6 Overview

2. Phonetics, Phonemics, and Postlexical Phonology

2.1 Phonetic inventory
2.2 Classificatory features
2.3 Redundancy rules
2.4 Nonlinear analysis
2.5 Phonetic tone
2.6 Interpretation of tone
2.7 Underspecification and tone
2.8 Principles of association
2.9 Conclusion

3. Representation of Lexical Items

3.1 Syntax
3.2 Lexical items
3.3 Underlying representation

4. Shilluk Syllable Structure

4.1 Surface overview
4.2 Syllable structure tier
4.3 Syllable template
4.4 Restrictions and constraints
4.5 Application of syllable structure
4.6 Plural forms
4.7 Verbs and syllable structure
4.8 Morphology
4.9 Summary

5. Lexical Levels of Derivation

5.1 Tone
5.2 Harmony systems
5.3 Inflected singular nouns
5.4 Summary of levels and rules

6 Summary and Conclusions

6.1 Advantages of generative phonology
6.2 Independent underlying representations
6.3 Implications for language learning
6.4 Syllable structure
6.5 Composition of Shilluk words
6.6 Features and feature assignments
6.7 The lexicon
6.8 Postlexical level
6.9 Further research

References

Country:
Sudan
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Subject:
Phonological descriptions
Lexicography
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Entry Number:
8920