Chapter 26. The Emergence of the Unmarked

  1. John J. McCarthy
  1. John J. McCarthy and
  2. Alan Prince

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch26

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

How to Cite

McCarthy, J. J. and Prince, A. (2008) The Emergence of the Unmarked, in Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader (ed J. J. McCarthy), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch26

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:

  • parametrization;
  • violation-marks;
  • parametrization;
  • straightforward;
  • surface expression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Syllable Unmarkedness

  • The Unmarked Prosodic Word