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Title: 'Variation and opacity in Singapore English consonant clusters'
Author: ArtoAnttila
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Homepage: 'http://www.stanford.edu/~anttila/'
Institution: 'Stanford University'
Author: VivienneFong
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Institution: 'Stanford University'
Author: ŠtefanBeňuš
Institution: 'Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra'
Author: JenniferR.Nycz
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Homepage: 'http://www.jennifernycz.com'
Institution: 'Georgetown University'
Linguistic Field: 'Morphology; Phonology'
Abstract: Singapore English consonant clusters undergo phonological processes that exhibit variation and opacity. Quantitative evidence shows that these patterns are genuine and systematic. Two main conclusions emerge. First, a small set of phonological constraints yields a typological structure (T-order) that captures the quantitative patterns, independently of specific assumptions about how the grammar represents variation. Second, the evidence is consistent with the hypothesis that phonological opacity has only one source: the interleaving of phonology and morphology.

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This article appears in Phonology Vol. 25, Issue 2, which you can read on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .



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