Contextual allomorphy vs. portmanteaus: the case of suppletive nominatives

Authors

CAHA Pavel

Year of publication 2019
Type Appeared in Conference without Proceedings
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
Description One of the rarely questioned assumptions in morphology is that a special allomorph of a particular marker can be triggered by features in its immediate vicinity (= contextual allomorphy). This paper analyzes the Latin 3rd declension and shows that it is possible (and desirable) to abandon this assumption.