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The papers during this tightly concentrated assortment all record contemporary learn on points of rendaku (‘sequential voicing’), the well known morphophonemic phenomenon in eastern that has effects on preliminary consonants of non-initial parts in advanced phrases (mostly compounds). The papers contain wide surveys of theoretical analyses and of psycholinguistic reports, meticulous checks (some hoping on a brand new database) of some of the components that putatively inhibit or advertise rendaku, an research of the way beginners of jap as international language take care of rendaku, in-depth examinations of rendaku in a divergent dialect of jap and in a Ryukyuan language, and a cross-linguistic exploration of rendaku-like compound markers in unrelated languages. due to the fact that rendaku is ubiquitous yet recalcitrantly abnormal, it presents a problem for any basic concept of morphophonology. This assortment may still serve either to restrain oversimplified bills of rendaku and to encourage to extra learn.

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