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Title: Distinctiveness, Coercion and Sonority
Subtitle: A Unified Theory of Weight
Written By: Bruce T. Moren
Series Title: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

This volume proposes a unified weight theory that challenges traditionally held beliefs regarding the vowel/consonant dichotomy inherent in moraicity and illuminates many previously intractable issues.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415937809
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: 70.00