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Title: Issues in Japanese Phonology and Morphology
Edited By: Tetsuo Nishihara
Jeroen van de Weijer
Series Title: Studies in Generative Grammar
Description:

The book contains a number of studies in Japanese phonology and morphology, all analyses by leading scholars in the field. It aims at presenting an overview of the work that has been done in Japan and other countries and at offering new solutions to long-standing problems. In the phonology chapters, it focuses on segmental as well as suprasegmental issues, including voicing and tone, approaching these issues form a variety of perspectives, including Optimality
Theory and Government Phonology. In the morphology chapters, there is attention for truncation patterns and the possibilities for compound formation.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonetics
Phonology
Subject Language(s): Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110169584
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 392
Prices: US$98.00