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Review of  The Phonology of Hungarian

Reviewer: Charles Reiss
Book Title: The Phonology of Hungarian
Book Author: Piter Siptar Miklós Törkenczy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): Hungarian
Issue Number: 12.2784

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In my review of Sipt�r and T�rkenczy's Phonology of Hungarian,
I made the following incorrect statement:

This somewhat negative view is supported by the fact that,
according to S+T, /kp/ is actually found in ten monomorphemic words
(page 129: Table 17).

There are actually no examples of -kp- monomorphemic clusters--
the ten examples are of -pk-. I think the other arguments against
positing a constraint to explain this gap still stand, however,
and welcome further feedback.


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