Connecting the dots

The phonologization of redundant tenseness across Welsh dialects

January 13, 2014

Symposium on Historical Phonology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

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Categories:  Welsh Feature theory Historical phonology

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This poster considers the status of the ‘tense’/‘lax’ contrasts across Welsh dialects and argues that it was originally an enhancement of quantity, but becomes phonologized in different ways across different dialect. For the latest in this project, see the 23mfm paper.

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I’m Pavel Iosad, and I’m a Senior Lecturer in the department of Linguistics and English Language at the University of Edinburgh. ¶ You can always go to the start page to learn more.



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