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Special Collection

Headedness in Phonology

Collection launched: 10 Oct 2016

Headedness is a recent tool in phonological analyses. This Special Collection provides the first state-of-the-art overview, establishing its definition, its role in representations, and its underpinnings. Distinct approaches to headedness can be identified: structural configuration vs. diacritic, multiple heads vs. maximally one, and emergence from phonetics vs. homology to syntax.

Guest Editor: Shanti Ulfsbjorninn