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Syllable structure in Bella Coola

Syllable structure in Bella Coola,Bruce Bagemihl

Syllable structure in Bella Coola   (Citations: 30)
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Published in 1991.
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    • ...Whereas some Bantu languages such as Sesotho (Doke & Mofokeng, 1957) prohibit one-syllable stand-alone words, other languages such as the Salish language Nuxálk (also known as Bella Coola; Bagemihl, 1991; Nater, 1984) or Berber (Dell & El-Medlaoui, 1985; Ridouane, 2002) allow vowelless sequences to be words...

    Adriana Hanulíkováet al. Possible words and fixed stress in the segmentation of Slovak speech

    • ...1 The Salish language Nuxalk is another language which is reported to contain obstruant-only syllables (Bagemihl 1991)...

    CÉCILE FOUGERONet al. ON THE PHONETIC IMPLEMENTATION OF SYLLABIC CONSONANTS AND VOWEL-LESS S...

    • ...Bagemihl 1991) – that Bella Coola allows unsyllabified consonants next to other syllabified consonants provided they are moraic (Bagemihl 1998; Topintzi 2005, 2006)...
    • ...One way out is to actually allow the geminate to be linked to the PrWd, which is exactly what Curtis(2003) proposes (43b), but this leads to a new complication; (43b) seems to partially identify initial geminates with unsyllabified, yet moraic, consonants like the ones surfacing in Bella Coola (Bagemihl 1991, 1998) or Piro (Lin 1997), even though the status of geminates provides no evidence against syllabification...

    Nina Topintzi. On the existence of moraic onset geminates

    • ...Leben (1980) b. *C ONT, RELEASE, È NOSHORTCLOS Released Stops Released Stops Bella Coola; Bagemihl (1991)...

    Edward W. Keer. Spirantization and Geminate Inalterability

    • ...As debates regarding the prosodic affiliation of initial consonant clusters remain active in a number of diverse languages, e.g., Bella Coola (Bagemihl 1991), Semai, Temiar, Kammu (Shaw 1993), Piro (Lin 1997), Italian (Bertinetto 2004), there is immediate utility to the analytical techniques developed in this paper...

    Jason Shawet al. Syllabification in Moroccan Arabic: evidence from patterns of temporal...

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