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Syllable count and Tzeltal segmental allomorphy

Tzeltal, a Mayan language spoken in southern Mexico, exhibits allo-morphy of an unusual type. The vowel quality of the perfective suffix is determined by the number of syllables in the stem to which it is attaching. This paper presents previously unpublished data of this allomorphy and... Full description

1st Person: Walsh Dickey, Laura
Source: in: Phonologica 1996. Proceedings of the 8th International Phonology Meeting (Holland Academic Graphics, 1999), p. 323-334
Type of Publication: Article
Published: 1999
Online: publisher-version
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