Synchronic vs. diachronic naturalness: Hyman & Schuh (1974) revisited.

Abstract: 

In this paper I review and update the proposals in Hyman & Schuh (1974) distinguishing synchronic and diachronic naturalness in tone rules and tone changes.

Author: 
Larry M. Hyman
Publication date: 
January 1, 2019
Publication type: 
Recent Publication
Citation: 
Hyman, L. M. (2019) Synchronic vs. diachronic naturalness: Hyman & Schuh (1974) revisited. In Margit Bowler, Philip T. Duncan, Travis Major & Harold Torrence (eds), Schuhschrift: Papers in honor of Russell Schuh, 50-65. eScholarship Publishing, University of California.