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Book: Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders

Chapter: 12 Gapped s-cluster inventories and faithfulness to the marked

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21492


This chapter addresses the issue of whether children produce gapped inventories as they learn languages with harmonically complete inventories, by exploring children’s acquisition of word-initial s-clusters.

Chapter Contributors

  • Ashley W. Farris-Trimble ( - afarris-trimble)
  • Judith A. Gierut ( - book-auth-190) 'Indiana University'