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Title:Russian Loanword Adaptation in Persian: Optimal Approach
Authors:Eftekhar Sadat Hashemi
Length:20 p
Abstract:In this paper we analyzed some of the phonological rules of Russiannloanword adaptation in Persian, on the view of Optimal Theory (OT) (Prince and Smolensky, 1993, 2003). It is the first study of phonological process on Russian loanwords adaptation in Persian. By gathering about 50 current Russian loanwords,we selected some of them to analyze. We found out that vowel insertion, vowel prothesis, nopalatalized consonants are the phonological processes occur Russian loanwords in Persian.
Type:Paper/tech report
Article:Version 1