Distinctiveness Coercion and Sonority

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This volume proposes a unified weight theory that challenges traditionally held beliefs regarding the vowel/consonant dichotomy inherent in moraicity and illuminates many previously intractable issues.

Distinctiveness  Coercion and Sonority

This volume proposes a unified weight theory that challenges traditionally held beliefs regarding the vowel/consonant dichotomy inherent in moraicity and illuminates many previously intractable issues.

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Distinctiveness  Coercion and Sonority

Download or read online Distinctiveness Coercion and Sonority written by Bruce Timothy Morén, published by Unknown which was released on 1999. Get Distinctiveness Coercion and Sonority Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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