MORICITY AND THE CONTRASTIVE OR ALLOPHONIC VOWEL DURATION TYPES

Jean-Pierre Angenot

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The mora is used in phonology for representing thesegmental length.The two way vowel length contrast is expressed through a monomoraic vs.bimoraïc distinction (McCarthy & Prince, 1986, Hayes, 1989), as, for example,in Luganda: [okusona] “to sew”versus [okuso,na] “to take by surprise”:

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Proto-Chapakura, Reconstrução Lexical, Linguistica

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