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In Semitic languages words, especially verbal stems are derived from consonantal roots with vocalic insertion (vowel insertion between the consonants. For instance, the verbal stem for 'killed' is derived from g-dd-l by insrting the mid central vowel in the space indicated by (-)in Argobba and Amharic. Derivations of this sort can be handled in Prosodic Morphology. But I do not know if there are works to analyze such derivation in Constraint Based theories like HPSG. Please inform me works on this issue.
Many thanks. Getahun Amare