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Author Krämer, Martin, 1969-

Title The phonology of Italian / Martin Krämer.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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 UniM Bail  451.5 KRAM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Oxford linguistics.
The phonology of the world's languages.
Phonology of the world's languages.
Oxford linguistics.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-277) and indexes.
Contents 1 Introduction 1 -- 1.1 Approaching Italian 1 -- 1.2 A rationale 3 -- 1.3 An overview of this book 5 -- 1.4 Orthography 8 -- 2 Theoretical Background 11 -- 2.1 Optimality Theory 11 -- 2.2 Parallel structures model of segmental representations 17 -- 3 A Very Brief History of Italian Phonology 22 -- 3.1 Latin as a starting point 23 -- 3.2 Major developments on the way from Latin to Italian 25 -- 3.3 Explaining historical change 35 -- 4 Segmental Phonology 44 -- 4.1 Sound inventory 45 -- 4.2 Segmental alternations 56 -- 4.3 A feature set for the Italian segment inventory 124 -- 5 Syllable Structure 127 -- 5.1 Italian onset phonotactics 128 -- 5.2 Rhyme 134 -- 5.3 Across syllable boundaries 140 -- 5.4 An OT analysis 142 -- 6 Word Stress 156 -- 6.1 Overview 156 -- 6.2 Default stress 160 -- 6.3 Lexical stress 187 -- 6.4 Secondary stress 194 -- 6.5 Domain of stress 197 -- 7 Prosodic Phonology 203 -- 7.1 Prosodic hierarchy 203 -- 7.2 Intervocalic s-voicing 207 -- 7.3 Raddoppiamento sintattico 219 -- 7.4 Vowel deletion 234 -- 7.5 Phrasal stress and focus: phonology and syntax in interaction 249 -- 7.6 Conclusions on prosodic phonology 263.
Subject Italian language -- Phonology.
ISBN 9780199290796 (hbk.)
0199290792 (hbk.)