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Word-medial Hiatus and Stress Patterns in English: An Optimality Theory Analysis

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1 Introduction

Hiatus is a marked structure defined as the heterosyllabic sequencing of adjacent vowels, or in other words, two vowel sounds occurring in adjacent syllables with no intervening consonant (Simango & Kadenge, 2014). While some languages allow…

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