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Sye and Ndebele) in which phonological copying cannot explain the different morphotactics of the two copies or their morphological complexity. MS feature duplication is clearly necessary in these cases, as will be argued throughout the book. The question is whether there is still a role for phonological copying. It is argued in Chapters 5 and 7 that MS feature duplication cannot replace phonological copying, but that the scope of phonological copying is limited to a narrow set of contexts. These include some phenomena that previously have been classified as reduplication but which are not amenable to a morphological doubling analysis, in part because the doubled element is something very small, Phonological copying 21 like a single consonant or vowel, and in part because the doubling has a purely phonological purpose, rather than being associated with a change in meaning.

The Hausa and Yoruba onset copying cases discussed above, for example, are unequivocal examples of phonological copying. In both Hausa and Yoruba, the duplication of the consonant is driven purely phonologically, by the need for a syllable onset. Spokane (Interior Salish) provides another such example, differing from Hausa and Yoruba in that phonological copying occurs in only one allomorph of an otherwise nonreduplicative affix. The repetitive form of a verb is formed by infixing /e/ into what would (due to unstressed schwa deletion) be an initial consonant cluster (30a).

4. , they are synonyms of each other. 3. Before turning to evidence for the Thesis of Semantic Identity, however, we address evidence bearing more directly on the Thesis of Morphological Targets, namely affix reduplication. 1 Morphological targets: affix reduplication The literature is full of examples of reduplication which are sensitive to the morphological root or stem. This is not surprising on any view of reduplication. Under most existing phonological copying theories, for example, reduplicants are treated as affixes (Marantz 1982), and it is well known that affixes select for certain types of roots or stems and can be sensitive to where their edges are.

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