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A Natural History of Infixation$
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Alan C. L. Yu

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199279388

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279388.001.0001

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What is infixation?

(p.9) 2 What is infixation?
A Natural History of Infixation

Alan C. L. Yu (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This chapter presents an overview of the nature of infixation from both descriptive and theoretical perspectives. It lays out the basic properties of the two main approaches to infixation: Phonological Readjustment and Phonological Subcategorization. It shows that the Phonological Readjustment approach includes much that is local and parochial, and should be discarded in favour of principles of broad applicability.

Keywords:   infixation, infixes, Phonological Readjustment, Phonological Subcategorization, morphological representation, phonological representation

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