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By Rafael Núñez-Cedeño, Luis López, Richard Cameron

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Twenty-one articles from the thirty first LSRL examine state of the art concerns and interfaces throughout phonology, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, semantics, and syntax in a number of dialects of such Romance languages as Catalan, French, Creole French, and Spanish, either outdated and glossy. examine in Romance phonology strikes from the quantitative and synchronic to hide problems with diachrony and Optimality idea. paintings inside of pragmatics and sociolinguistics additionally explores the synchronic/diachronic hyperlink whereas topicalizing such matters as switch of non-pro-drop Swiss French towards pro-drop prestige, scalar implicatures, speech acts, notice order, and simplification in contexts of language touch. eventually, debates in linguistic thought are resumed within the paintings on syntax and semantics inside either a Minimalist point of view and an Optimality framework. How do Catalan and French little ones gather AGR and TNS? Can Basque Spanish be in comparison to topic-oriented chinese language? If Spanish preverbal topics happen in an A-position, can Spanish not be in comparison to Greek?

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101– 121). Universitat di Girona. Hayes, Bruce (1989). The prosodic hierarchy in meter. Phonetics and Phonology, Volume I: Rhythm and Meter, 201–260. Horne, Merle (1989). The clitic group as a prosodic category in Old French. Working Papers, 35, 99–111. Lund, Sweden. Itô, Junko (1989). A prosodic theory of epenthesis. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 7(2), 217–259. Kayne, Richard S. (1975). French Syntax. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Kenstowicz, Michael (1994). Syllabification in Chukchee: A constraints-based analysis.

Thus, disentangling general frequency and particular lexical effects in initial /s/ aspiration is an issue for further study. Finally, the present data suggest another promising avenue of inquiry, looking beyond syllable and word boundaries to explore the effects of phonotactic patterns. A close examination of the weights for preceding phonological environment in Tables 3 and 5 reveals that, in all four positions, we have a common preceding vowel hierarchy, with low and central vowels more favorable to reduction than high vowels.

The clitic group as a prosodic category in Old French. Working Papers, 35, 99–111. Lund, Sweden. Itô, Junko (1989). A prosodic theory of epenthesis. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 7(2), 217–259. Kayne, Richard S. (1975). French Syntax. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Kenstowicz, Michael (1994). Syllabification in Chukchee: A constraints-based analysis. Proceedings of the Formal Linguistic Society of Midamerica IV, 160–181. Lyche, Chantal (1995). Schwa metathesis in Cajun French. Folia Linguistica, 29(3/4), 369– 393.

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