Chapter 28. External Allomorphy as Emergence of the Unmarked

  1. John J. McCarthy
  1. Joan Mascaró

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch28

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

How to Cite

Mascaró, J. (2004) External Allomorphy as Emergence of the Unmarked, in Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader (ed J. J. McCarthy), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch28

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:

  • morphemes alternate;
  • external allomorphy;
  • definite article;
  • alan;
  • allomorphy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • An Illustrative Example

  • External Allomorphy and Emergence of the Unmarked

  • Three Other Cases

  • Summary and Conclusion