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Title: An Overview of Lexical Phonology
Author(s): Jerzy Rubach
Journal Title: Language & Linguistics Compass
Volume: 2
Issue: 3
Page Range: 456-477
Publication Date: Apr-2008
Abstract: This article reviews Lexical Phonology, a theory of rules and derivations. Rules are of three types: cyclic rules, postcyclic rules, and postlexical rules. Various diagnostic properties of rules are discussed, including the phonological cycle, word vs. phrase domain application, the Strict Cyclicity Constraint, derived environments, the Structure Preservation Constraint, lexical conditioning, and the interaction of phonology and morphology. The data are drawn from English, Dutch, Polish, Russian, and Slovak.

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