[b-hebrew] phonological syllables

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Sat Oct 28 23:44:28 EDT 2006


> ya(amdu.  According to the syllable structure then, the word is
> divided: ya(am-du.  However, some stress rules (mainly nesiga) deal

That should be: ya:-(am-du:

> with the word as if it was *ya(madu or *yi(madu.  This suggests to me

And these: *ya(-madu: or *yi(-madu:

The syllable "(am" above is thus a new syllable that did not previously
exist, and this is why it is "non-phonological".

Yitzhak Sapir



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