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Metathesis and Unmetathesis: Parallelism and Complementarity in Amarasi, Timor

Edwards, Owen


In this thesis I provide a complete analysis of synchronic CV -> VC metathesis in Amarasi, an Austronesian language of western Timor. Metathesis and unmetathesis realise a paradigm of parallel forms, pairs of which occur to complement each other throughout the language. Metathesis in Amarasi is superficially associated with a bewildering array of disparate phonological processes including: vowel deletion, consonant deletion, consonant insertion and ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-08
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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