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nonesuch 19

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nonesuch 19: trimoraic and quadrimoraic syllables as a normal syllable type in the native vocabulary, with moras as prosody-bearing units (not just units of syllabic weight)

Where found
Gilbertese (Micronesian)
Domain
phonology
Subdomain
foot structure, syllable structure
Keywords
syllable type
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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