Alderete 2000: Prosodic morphology in Jamaican Creole

The prosodic morphology of iteratives in Jamaican Creole John Alderete Abstract: The input of a reduplicative word formation process in Jamaican Creole (JC) is restricted prosodically. In this paper, the prosodic restrictions are analyzed in terms of constraints that are generally operative in JC prosody. The study therefore provides empirical support for the Prosodic Morphology Hypothesis of McCarthy… Read more »