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Book: Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders

Chapter: 4 A typology of opacity effects in acquisition

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21484


This chapter presents data and analyses for several different emergent opacity effects and situates them in a larger typology. Primary attention is given to a case study involving the emergence and loss of an opaque generalization in the phonology of a child with a phonological delay.

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