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CONTENTS
Preface viii
Abbreviations x
1.INTRODUCTION 1
1.1Sounds, Letters and Theories 1
1.2Vowels 2
1.3Consonants 3
1.4Remarks on stress and intonation 8
1.5Structuralist analyses: Concerns, assumptions, results 10
1.6Morphology and morphophonology 13
1.7Derivationalgenerative analyses: Concerns, assumptions, results 15
1.8Government Phonology: Concerns, assumptions, ambitions 18
2.SOME THEORETICAL HURDLES 21
2.1Syllabic constituents and empty categories 21
2.2The irrelevance of phonetics 25
2.3Morphophonology 30
3.PALATALIZATIONS AND THE VOWEL SYSTEM 32
3.1Overview 32
3.2Palatalized labials and problems of the vowel system 32
3.3Morphological interlude I 46
3.4Palatalized and plain velars 49
3.5Palatals and the front mid vowel(s) 56
3.6The socalled nonpalatalizing es 61
3.7Element combinations in loans and in nasal vowels 65
3.8Back vowels: The back nasal vowel 72
3.9Palatalization as a phonological regularity? 75
3.10The suffixes izmyzm, istaysta, izacjayzacja and their implications 78
3.11The velar and the palatovelar spirants: [x] and [] 85
3.12Palatalization effects in loanwords 91
3.13Palatalizations: Phonology, morphophonology, or both? 101
3.14Excursus on juncture palatalization 103
3.15Morphological interlude II: Allomorphy, morphophonology, palatalizations 105
4.THE MORPHOPHONOLOGY OF POLISH PALATALIZATIONS 113
4.1Overview 113
4.2Theoretical preliminaries 113
4.3Replacement patterns of Polish palatalizations 125
4.4Palatalizational properties of morphological units 133
4.4.1Inflectional Morphology 133
4.4.2Derivational morphology. Suffixes 137
4.4.2.1Four suffixes, their idiosyncrasies and theoretical implications 143
4.4.2.2The suffix ek 143
4.4.2.3The suffix ny 149
4.4.2.4The suffix ski 152
4.4.2.5The suffix istaysta 157
4.5Paradigmatic derivation, soft stems, and backformations: Morphology and morphophonology 161
4.6Morphophonological depalatalization 165
4.7Notes on the verbal system; the imperative 167
4.8Conclusion 179
5.STRUCTURE OF THE SYLLABLE AND THE VOWEL PRESENCE 180
5.1Overview 180
5.2Vowelzero alternations 180
5.2.1Introduction 180
5.2.2Basic facts 185
5.2.3Vowelzero alternations: Determining the pattern 191
5.2.4The suffix ek again 197
5.3Empty nuclei and heavy consonantal clusters 199
5.3.1The obstruentsonorant status of [, , f, v] 208
5.3.2The fricative [s] and its congeners in the syllabic organisation 210
5.3.3Medial and final clusters 220
5.4Morphophonological and lexical underpinnings of Melody Association 227
5.5Prefixes and prepositions 234
5.6On floating melodies 245
6.MORPHOPHONOLOGY OF VOWEL ALTERNATIONS 248
6.1Overview 248
6.2Introductory 248
6.3The alternation [ a] 253
6.4The alternation [ ] 257
6.5The alternation [ u] 261
6.5.1Alternation within morphological paradigms 262
6.5.2Alternations in derivationally related forms 266
6.6Nasal vowels and their alternations 269
6.6.1Phonological aspects 270
6.6.2Morphophonology of nasal nuclei 275
6.7Vowel alternations in derived imperfectives 284
7.VOICE AND VOICERELATED PHENOMENA 288
7.1Overview 288
7.2Introduction 288
7.3(De)voicings of obstruents 289
7.4Sonorant glitches 295
7.5The prepositions 301
7.6The progressive assimilation or another sonorant glitch 307
References 313
General Index 323
Index of Polish words 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Polish language -- Phonology.