Prosodic Word
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Abstract

A prosodic word is a domain in which phonological processes apply, roughly corresponding in Greek to a lexical word with any preceding function words.

1. Introduction

A prosodic word is a domain in which phonological processes apply (Hall 1999). The size of the prosodic word does not correspond in a one-to-one fashion with the morphological word. In some cases, the morphological word consists of more than one prosodic…

Cite this page
Jeroen Vis, “Prosodic Word”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 24 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000295>
First published online: 2013



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