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Title Ternary rhythm and the lapse constraint
Published in Optimality Theory in Phonology : a reader, p.178-. ISBN 0-631-22689-3 (pbk).
Author Elenbaas, N.; Kager, R.W.J.
Date 2004
Language English
Type Book part
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
Abstract Ternary rhythmic systems differ from binary systems in stressing every third syllable in a word, rather than every second. Ternary rhythm is well-established for only a small group of languages, including Chugach Alutiiq, Cayuvava, and Estonian, and possibly Winnebago. Nevertheless the stress patterns of these languages are sufficiently complex to warrant an on-going debate about the implications for metrical theory.
Publication http://dspace.library.uu.nl/handle/1874/8764
Persistent Identifier URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-8764
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Repository Utrecht University

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