Phase-driven phonological domains in Gayogo̲hó:nǫˀ

Hancock-Teed, J. Drew (2021) Phase-driven phonological domains in Gayogo̲hó:nǫˀ. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

[img] [English] PDF - Accepted Version
Available under License - The author retains copyright ownership and moral rights in this thesis. Neither the thesis nor substantial extracts from it may be printed or otherwise reproduced without the author's permission.

Download (669kB)

Abstract

This thesis presents a novel analysis of the long-standing debate on phonological domains within the Gayogo̲hó:nǫˀ verbal complex. Building from the Minimalist and Distributed Morphology frameworks and the Phonology by Phase approach, the analysis proposes that the phonological domains arise from a three portion phase-based syntax: a categorising vP phase, a VoiceP phase, and a CP phase, all linked to different phonological computations. In addition to providing a solution to a cross-Northern Iroquoian problem, this thesis contributes to the future study of that family by arguing for the first time for a categorising vP within the verbal complex. It is hoped that this work will prove useful for further research into word-internal phonological and semantic domains in Northern Iroquoian.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/15009
Item ID: 15009
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references (pages 84-97).
Keywords: Phase theory, Cayuga, Syntax-Phonology Interface, Distributed Morphology, Polysynthesis
Department(s): Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Linguistics
Date: March 2021
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Cayuga language--Phonology.

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over the past year

View more statistics