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Kie Zuraw

Associate Professor of Linguistics
Department: Linguistics
3125 Campbell Hall
Box 951543
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1543
Tel: 310-710-0401
kie@ucla.edu
Personal Website

Keywords: Asia, Linguistics, Philippines, Southeast Asia

Current projects/interests in phonology

  • Exceptionality in phonology: learnability, representation, and processing
  • Variable/gradient/stochastic constraint ranking
  • Assimilation of new words into the lexicon; phonological selection of new words
  • Computational models of the speech community
  • Tagalog (and other) loanword phonology; language change through contact
  • Tagalog phonology in general
  • Reduplication
  • Nasal substitution in Austronesian languages