Syntax-Phonology Interface
(2,131 words)

Abstract

The syntax-phonology interface refers to the correspondence between the syntactic structure of an utterance and its phonological encoding.

Most linguistic theories divide language into computational systems, such as the phonological, morphological, and syntactic (a practice that goes back at least to Morris 1938 within the linguistics literature). The syntactic component is responsible for the construction of sentences, the phonological component for how those sen…

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David Goldstein, “Syntax-Phonology Interface”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000336>
First published online: 2013



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