Basque Phonology (Interface Series) by Jose? Ignacio Hualde

By Jose? Ignacio Hualde

This booklet is the 1st complete therapy of the phonological procedure of Basque to be had in English. Basque is a morphologically wealthy and reasonably typical language with a couple of lively phonological ideas which are constrained to sure morphological environments. additionally, it has a excessive measure of dialectical fragmentation. those features of Basque make this language a superb attempt floor to enquire the interplay of phonological ideas either with one another and with morphological procedures, which the writer does in the Lexical Phonology framework. the consequences of rule interplay on characteristic geometry are an incredible main issue - how phonological operations regulate underlying constructions and the way the constructions created by means of one phonological rule can function enter to different ideas. those results are tested in a examine of the really abnormal behaviour of Basque affricates. one other sector which calls for specific realization, and within which Basque dialects fluctuate extensively, is prosody. besides stress-accent platforms of other forms, Basque additionally possesses pitch-accent or constrained tonal structures in a few of its western dialects. This publication will be of curiosity to complicated scholars and academics of linguistics, specifically Romance linguistics and lexical phonology.

Show description

Read Online or Download Basque Phonology (Interface Series) PDF

Best linguistics books

Water Is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singlehood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

This publication considers how houses, families, and household existence are with regards to the Church. Early theologies glorified the monastic way of life so as to go beyond earthly attachments in want of supernatural items. modern thinkers have visible that functioning marriages and households themselves can lead us towards a extra righteous society.

The Polish Language in the Digital Age (White Paper Series)

This white paper is a part of a chain that promotes wisdom approximately language expertise and its capability. It addresses educators, reporters, politicians, language groups and others. the supply and use of language know-how in Europe varies among languages. accordingly, the activities which are required to extra aid study and improvement of language applied sciences additionally range for every language.

Russian Writers on Translation: An Anthology

Because the early eighteenth century, following Peter the Great’s coverage of compelled westernization, translation in Russia has been a truly obvious and much-discussed perform. in general perceived as a big carrier to the kingdom and the country, translation used to be additionally seen as a excessive artwork, top many Russian poets and writers to have interaction in literary translation in a major and sustained demeanour.

Grammatical Categories and Cognition: A Case Study of the Linguistic Relativity Hypothesis (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language)

Grammatical different types and Cognition makes use of unique, empirical info to ascertain the Sapir-Whorf linguistic relativity speculation: the concept that the grammar of the actual language we converse impacts the way in which we predict approximately truth. the writer compares the grammar of yank English with that of Yucatec Maya, an indigenous language spoken in south-eastern Mexico, concentrating on transformations within the quantity marking styles of the 2 languages.

Extra info for Basque Phonology (Interface Series)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 29 votes