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Title:The Role of Contrast in Nasal Harmony
Author(s):Homer, Molly Kathryn
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Cole, Jennifer S.
Department / Program:Linguistics
Discipline:Linguistics
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Language, Linguistics
Abstract:By providing a direct characterization of contrast preservation, the Categorization Model allows for a more unified account of nasal harmony resistance. While not ruling out neutralization altogether, this dissertation argues that were nasal harmony allowed to neutralize contrast, the destructive impact on contrastive systems would be devastating.
Issue Date:1998
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:251 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/82677
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9912268
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1998


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