Vol. 1 No. 2 (2019): Françoise Rose – Rhythmic syncope and opacity in Mojeño Trinitario

Vowel quality and proneness to deletion

Article number 2 of volume 1 of PDA, which publishes articles on a continuous schedule.

This paper presents rhythmic syncope in Mojeño Trinitario, an Arawak language spoken in lowland Bolivia. In this language, every vowel that is in a weak prosodic position can syncopate. The syncope pattern of Mojeño Trinitario is remarkable for several reasons. More ...

Published: 2019-08-27

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