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The standard statement of that rule would be: [+syllabic,+hi,+round] → [–syllabic]/ [+syllabic,–round] [-syllabic]₁__ # There are other imaginable expressions that have the same effect, depending on (1) what other vowels there are in the language and (2) what you mean by "consonant". Also, this is in SPE theory, whereas when you get into autosegmental rule ...


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There are vast numbers of such works, if you have the right criteria. As a starting point, there are the volumes in the Phonologies of the World's Languages series. The issue of "framework" may complicate the matter. Brame's dissertation on Classical Arabic phonology was written after SPE, but was still within that broad framework. Sommerstein's The Sound ...


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Kenstowicz 1994 (Phonology in Generative Grammar, e.g. p. 63) uses ±long, just as for vowels, at least for the purposes of exposition. This is in line with the fact that the IPA length indicator ː is commonly encountered marking geminate consonants.


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As far as I'm aware, morpheme boundaries were indicated in SPE by a large + symbol. The standard way to address the type of phenomenon you describe was a combination of boundary erasure and the cycle. The basic idea is that all rules apply on one cycle, then (some) boundaries are erased, and then all rules apply on the next cycle, etc. This allows for ...


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The most relevant-seeming tests for how naive speakers understand the structure of their language concern rhyming in poetry and how words are deliberately distorted in secret languages (such as pig-latin). These tests do not so far seem to support the SPE analysis. (You could look at articles by David Stampe and Paul Kiparsky for discussion along these ...


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There was a feeling at the time that the distance between underlying and surface forms in their analysis was too great, and there must be some absolute limit on how different the two levels of representation could be (say, measured in number of features changed, or whether underlying feature matrices or sequences of matrices had to be a subset of observed ...


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