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Lexical specification of tone in North Germanic

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Accent 1 is very much accepted in the literature as the default tonal marker in Scandinavian languages. Consequently, stems and affixes are almost always specified for accent 2. Only rarely in some analyses is accent 1 specified for affixes, but never for stems. We believe that under these conditions, the resulting morphology/phonology interaction is rather complex, having to include special rules of accent marking, floating tones, deaccenting together with inexplicable exceptions. In our ana...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0332586505001320

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University of Oxford
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Somerville College
Department:
Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics
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University of Konstanz
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University of Konstanz
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
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Nordic Journal of Linguistics Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
61-96
Publication date:
2005-06-03
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1502-4717
ISSN:
0332-5865
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uuid:ad6614ac-fd1f-4b8e-98fc-e1a53c6d9bc3
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ora:2482

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