ERIC Number: EJ430014
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Lexical Phonology and Sound Change: The Case of the Scottish Vowel Length Rule.
McMahon, April M. S.
Journal of Linguistics, v27 n1 p29-53 Mar 1991
Shows that the Scottish Vowel Length Rule supports Kiparsky's (1988) association of diffusing sound changes with lexical, and neogrammarian changes with postlexical rules, and to some extent, is a clearer illustration of Harris' (1989a: 55) notion of a phonological "life cycle" of changes and rules. (50 references) (GLR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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