Chapter 25. The Prosodic Structure of Function Words

  1. John J. McCarthy
  1. Elisabeth Selkirk

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch25

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

How to Cite

Selkirk, E. (2004) The Prosodic Structure of Function Words, in Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader (ed J. J. McCarthy), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226888

Online ISBN: 9780470756171

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Keywords:

  • consistent pattern;
  • complementizers;
  • fukui;
  • lexical/functional;
  • prosodic words

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Weak and Strong Forms of Function Words in English

  • Conclusion