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Junko Ito

Junko Ito is Professor of Linguistics at University of California, Santa Cruz.

Titles by This Author

Markedness and Word Structure

The sound pattern of Japanese, with its characteristic pitch accent system and rich segmental alternations, has played an important role in modern phonology, from structuralist phonemics to current constraint-based theories. In Japanese Morphophonemics Junko Ito and Armin Mester provide the first book-length treatment of central issues in Japanese phonology from the perspective of Optimality Theory.