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Published: 15 December 2008

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780199267590

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Syllable Structure

The Limits of Variation

San Duanmu

  • Presents a simple and general theory of syllable structure
  • Challenges long-standing assumptions and theories
  • Incorporates exhaustive data analysis of Chinese, English, German, and Jiarong
  • Explores implications for innateness, parameters, and language variation