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Ch.16: Dissimilation in grammar and the lexicon by John Alderete and Stefan Frisch

 

"Dissimilation is the systematic avoidance of two similar sound structures in relatively close proximity to each other. It is exhibited in static generalizations over the lexicon, where combinations of similar sounds are systematically avoided in lexical items, like the avoidance of two homorganic consonants in Arabic roots ... Dissimilation is also observed in phonological processes in which the target and trigger become less alike phonologically."

Citation:
Alderete, John and Stefan Frisch (2007). Dissimilation in grammar and the lexicon. In Paul de Lacy (ed.) The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology. Cambridge University Press, pp.379-398.

 

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