Adriana Belletti and Luigi Rizzi, University of Siena.
Denwood, Ann 1999. A Government Phonology approach to Thai tones: Observation and hypothesis. In: SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics 9: 173
1 Introduction In Government Phonology 2 (GP 2), phonological representations are binary hierarchical structures familiar from contemporary generative syntax; phonological domains are complex nuclear phrases (NPs), recursively built out of smaller
), relying on the realization [j] of the 3FPL.IMPV. In this paper, I will argue that that radical is /e/. 2 I will show how, with the help of the Theory of Elements ( Kaye et al. 1985 ; Backley 2011 ) and a single phonological rule, this hypothesis is
on this orthographic variation, especially on epigraphic texts. 2 Indeed, the question may be related to the rise of the pan-Romance vowel system, with the loss of the phonological value of CL vowel length and the merger between /ĭ/ and /ē/ in /e