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Postvelar Harmonies: A Typological Odyssey C. Scott Ananian Andrew Ira Nevins
 

Summary: Postvelar Harmonies: A Typological Odyssey
C. Scott Ananian Andrew Ira Nevins
March 2001
Contents
1 Introduction: C­V Interactions 2
1.1 Consonant­Induced Vowel Harmony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2 Palestinian Arabic Emphasis Spread 3
2.1 Pharyngealization Harmony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2.2 Uvularization Harmony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2.3 Opacity and Bounded Emphatic Harmony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
3 Salish Faucal Harmony 6
3.1 NxaPamxcin and SnchitsuPumshtsn: Action­at­a­Distance . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3.2 Flathead Salish: Transparency (and Sympathy) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
4 Chilcotin Flattening 7
4.1 Rightward Harmony: 1 0 vs. 2 0 Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
4.2 Sharpness Identity: Consonant Faithfulness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
4.3 Leftward Spreading: Interaction with Sibilant Harmony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
5 Vowel Inventory Effects of RTR 10
5.1 Salish Dialect Vowel Inventories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
5.2 Deriving the Inventories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

  

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