Vsevolod Kapatsinski Indiana University Dept. of Linguistics & Cognitive Science Program Speech Research Lab [email protected] Rules and analogy in Russian loanword adaptation and novel verb formation. LSA 2007. Russian stem extensions. -i- event event+i+ ‘happen’
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3/11Final consonant as a predictor
Not just Place:
b i (41/54)
p a (36/57)
When there are no neighbors, coronals are always followed by -i
-i is the default
-a is the default
KAchTesting the hypothesis of lack of non-local dependencies
If we know
Do we need to know
KiMFinal consonant vs. final-sharing neighbors
Previously sharing just the final C was not enough to be considered neighbors
Local dependencies are stronger
Non-local dependencies do exist
Defining attributes of a DMM default are dissociable (cf. Kapatsinski 2005)
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kachSeparate networks for –a and –i verbs