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nonesuch 18

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nonesuch 18: a ternary constraint on prosodic word size:
minimal word must be a trimoraic foot

Where found
Gilbertese (Micronesian)
Domain
phonology
Subdomain
foot structure
Keywords
prosodic word, minimal word, trimoraic foot
Type
nonesuch
Universals violated
none
Source
Blevins, Juliette & Sheldon P. Harrison (1999). Trimoraic feet in Gilbertese. Oceanic Linguistics 38: 203-230.

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