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Metrical grouping and cliticisation in Middle Dutch: Evidence from verse

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The syntax-phonology mapping is rarely isomorphic. In Germanic, there is a strong tendency for weak (function) words to encliticise rather than to procliticise. Synchronic and diachronic evidence of encliticisation is available from a number of West and North Germanic languages (cf. Lahiri & Plank 2010). Our goal was to examine metrical grouping in Middle Dutch iambic and trochaic verse, in conjunction with orthographic contractions. Two of our texts, Mellibeus and Saladijn, are from Ms M...

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10.1111/1467-968X.12124

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac
Department:
Oxford, HUMS, Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac, Taylor Institution Library
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European Research Council
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ERC Advanced Grant 695481 MORPHON
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
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AH/N004701/1
Publisher:
Wiley
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Volume:
116
Issue:
3
Pages:
363-382
Publication date:
2018-03-31
Acceptance date:
2018-01-28
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1467-968X
ISSN:
0079-1636
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pubs:823041
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uuid:cdab56b9-c7f0-49b0-9d7b-2708505f057f
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823041
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2018-02-07

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