S-Space Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies (규장각한국학연구원) Seoul Journal of Korean Studies Seoul Journal of Korean Studies vol.13 (2000)
The diachronic residue in phonological representation: assimilation and linked structure in Korean
- Kim, Jong-kyoo
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- Seoul Journal of Korean Studies, Vol.13, pp. 3-37
- A certain group of stems in SK displays a unique obligatory vowel deletion as a hiatus-resolving process in the environment where optional glide formation of hiatus retention is expected. The linked structure of those stems, reflecting diachronic processes such as palatalixation and labialization, insures the satisfaction of highly-ranked MAX-(F) constraints like MAX-[-back] and MAX-[round], since the shared features such as [-back] and [round] are still retained by the linked consonant even after wowel deletion...