ERIC Number: ED283389
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-May
Reference Count: 0
Schwa Deletion and Vowel Nasalization in Hindi by Linear and Non-Linear Routes: A Reassessment.
A discussion of two aspects of Hindi phonology, schwa deletion and vowel nasalization, compares two theories concerning the processes behind these phenomena. A non-linear analysis is compared with a more traditional, linear notation. Results indicate that in most cases, both sets of rules work equally well but in some, the linear explanation is less "ad hoc" and more insightful. Certain assumptions inherent in the non-linear analysis are also called into question. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable (8th, Urbana, IL, May 29-31, 1986). Faint dot matrix print.