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On some of the Uses of Schwa (‘ă’) in Romanian Verbal Morphology

Publication: Revue roumaine de linguistique, LIII (4), p. 529-532
Publisher:Editura Academiei
Abstract:The emergence of the phoneme schwa (ă) in Romanian is still an ardently disputed topic. The paper analyzes some aspects of Romanian verbal morphology, in which the uses of schwa differentiate verbal morphemes in terms of person and tense. Although it has been stated that the origin of this phoneme had to be looked for in the alternation between the definite and indefinite nominal forms, the present study shows that the phoneme schwa might be older than this.
Language: English

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