Dissimilation in grammar and the lexicon

John Alderete, Stefan A. Frisch

Abstract: An handbook article surveying a set of problems associated with dissimilation and root cooccurrence restrictions and giving an overview of some of the principal approaches to them in contemporary phonetics and phonology.

Keywords: dissimilation, root cooccurrence restrictions, listener as source of dissimilation, cumulative markedness, OCP, probabilistic linguistics

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Full citation: 2007. John Alderete and Stefan Frisch. Dissimilation in grammar and the lexicon. In Paul de Lacy, (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology, pp. 379-398. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.