UseListedError: a grammatical account of lexical exceptions in phonological acquisition

Published in Proceedings of NELS39, 2009

Recommended citation: Tessier, A.M. (2012). "UseListedError: a grammatical account of lexical exceptions in phonological acquisition" NELS39 Proceedings. https://sites.ualberta.ca/~annemich/Tessier2009_NELS39_preprint.pdf

This paper attempts to provide an account for exceptionally-pronounced words in children’s developing phonologies, situated within an OT error-driven view of phonological learning. The present proposal provides a way to keep exceptional forms beyond the reach of the ‘core’ grammar, while still using an independently-proposed approach to gradual OT learning to progress through and beyond exceptional stages.

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