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Adam Ledgeway and Martin Maiden

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199677108

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.001.0001

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Sandhi phenomena

Sandhi phenomena

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(p.669) Chapter 40 Sandhi phenomena
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The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages
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Rodney Sampson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0040

This chapter addresses some of the most important issues in Romance internal and external sandhi phenomena. It covers intervocalic sibilant voicing in affixation and compounding; devoicing of word-final obstruents; sibilant/vibrant neutralizations; vowel prothesis and paragogic vowel harmony; consonantal assimilations and dissimilations, epenthesis, apocope, and elision; liaison; rafforzamento. Specific topics dealt with include: phonologically-conditioned sandhi; vowel-edge phenomena; vowel hiatus; vowel-edge sandhi adjacent to pause; consonant-edge phenomena; left-edge sandhi; lenition with voicing and opening; lenition with fricativization or detensing with voicing; right-edge sandhi; assimilation-based sandhi; syllabification-based sandhi;morpho-syntactically and lexically conditioned sandhi; raddoppiamento fonosintattico; liaison; clitics; sandhi in verb phrases; sandhi in (preposition +) noun phrase; suprasegmental sandhi.

Keywords:   sandhi, hiatus, lenition, assimilation, sillabification, liaison, rafforzamento fonosintattico, clitics

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