(redirected from epenthesis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to epenthesis: Anaptyxis, Svarabhakti
See: outgrowth
References in periodicals archive ?
The e may be due to epenthesis, compare Niya documents kareti, Prakrit karei, karai 'does' and Tirahi present tense karem, [?
This research observed that glide epenthesis is one of the phonological processes that are used to simplify diphthongs in the English speech of L1 Shona speakers.
A medial cluster of two consonants is not broken up by epenthesis, as this can be split between two syllables without the need for a complex margin: where the first consonant syllabifies as a simple coda, and the second as a simple onset.
I will consider cases of movement epenthesis, movement deletion, cliticization, compound formation, classifier constructions, derivation, and nonmanual prosodic features.
This scenario can arise via epenthesis of a consonant or vowel whose features, following the standard approach to epenthesis in OT, must be determined by the grammar; it can happen if a particular morphological construction imposes a template requiring a consonant, vowel, or mora in a position where the input has none to provide.
The palatalisation theory, which term can be used to cover both the mouillierung and epenthesis theories, was first formulated by two German scholars, Wilhelm Scherer (1868) and Eduard Sievers (1873).
As a result, consonant epenthesis is disfavored in progressive stems, but preferred elsewhere as the strategy for resolving hiatus:
The reference works on Akkadian grammar routinely describe the second -i- of the stemtype piristum as a secondary insertion, an epenthesis rendered necessary by the complexity of the cluster which would otherwise result from the addition of the feminine suffix -t- to a stem ending in a cluster (pirs-).
This will require an adjustment of phones within a word, which can manifest itself in various assimilatory and dissimilatory changes, epenthesis, and other phonetic processes.
However, in two situations I-O Faithfulness is irrelevant, allowing Phono-Constraint to become active: one is reduplication and the other epenthesis, since neither involves a lexical input.
48 [end]), prothesis and epenthesis are otherwise limited and variable synchronic phenomena, cf.
Epenthesis of [e] in the plural reflects the emergence of the unmarked (McCarthy and Prince 1994), with respect to the constraint against coda consonants (*Coda), whose effects can be seen in the output-to-output phonology of the plural, but not in the language as a whole, for example, mujer vs.