A Comparative Study of Lake-Iroquoian Accent by K.E. Michelson

By K.E. Michelson

This paintings relies on my 1983 doctoral dissertation submitted to the dept of Linguistics at Harvard collage, even though it represents an in depth revision and reorganization of that paintings. quite a lot of fabric that weren't inside the unique were extra, and elements that handle theoretical concerns that, at the very least in the meanwhile, have receded into the historical past, were passed over. Many colleagues and associates have contributed to my sustained fascina­ tion with in addition to my figuring out of lroquoian linguistics. firstly, i'm thankful to the Iroquois who've contributed their profound knowl­ area and their friendship in the course of my study: Elda Antone, Mercy Doxtator, Dayton Doxtator, Reg Henry, Frank Natawe, the overdue Georgina Nicholas, Catherine Norton, Mike Norton. the overdue Sanford Schenandoah, and Norma Sickles. I additionally deeply get pleasure from being a part of a close-knit and supportive neighborhood of lroquoian linguists, and particularly I thank Cliff Abbott, Wallace Chafe, Mike Foster, Marianne Mithun, and Hanni Woodbury for supplying reviews at the dissertation. i've got additionally benefited from, and price hugely, super stimulating conversations with Floyd Lounsbury within the previous couple of years. The impression of my advisers and neighbors could be glaring during the paintings. I thank specially Nick Clements, Ives Goddard, Jochem Schindler, Robin Barr, Harry Bochner, Brian Doherty, Mark Hale, and Phil LeSourd.

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S She, it is walking around ZA-walk-HAB The following example with an initial prothetic i also shows that Vowel Deletion must be ordered before the Mohawk Accent Rule. s He goes MA-go-HAB Vowel length in accented open syllables is formally stated in (12) as inserting a V -slot on the timing tier with concomitant spreading of the features of the preceding vowel onto the inserted V-slot. Since all long vowels are accented but not all accented vowels are long, lengthening is stated as being dependent on accent, rather than the reverse.

T-O, 2A-pound-IMP) (Chafe, 1967, p. ). 3. MORPHOPHONEMIC ALTERNATIONS A number of the morphophonemic processes that apply in the LI languages are attested often enough in the examples throughout this work that a description of them in a separate section is justified. ) For the most part the processes described in this section apply to sequences of segments that arise as a result of combining pronominal prefixes with stems, and in a few cases as a result of combining pronominal prefixes with prepronominal prefixes.

CIS-MA-beginHAB). , MA-begin-HAB) (Chafe and Foster, 1981, pp. 13536). 4. Seneca and Cayuga t-deletion Seneca and Cayuga delete t word-finally after k. ). (The initial y of the NP prefix yo- is regularly lost wordintitially. 5. Seneca and Cayuga Stop Deletion Seneca and Cayuga delete the stops, t and k, before a word-final s, and word-finally after s. ist- 'pierce, make a hole in, run into' in (51) (Chafe, 1967, 222. ). (See chapter 7 for the initial C of -CQt- in (51). ) (49) hato 'W

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