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Title: Ancient Greek Accentuation in Generative Phonology and Optimality Theory
Author(s): Philomen Probert
Journal Title: Language and Linguistics Compass
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Page Range: 1 - 26
Publication Date: Nov-2009
Abstract: Ancient Greek had a complex accentuation system in which phonological factors interacted with the morphology and lexicon. This system has become important in the debate over whether a phonological theory should operate with derivations or constraints, or a combination of the two. This study surveys recent analyses of the Ancient Greek accentuation system in Generative Phonology and Optimality Theory, and challenges these analyses with some additional data.

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