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Research Paper | Linguistics | India | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020


Morphophonology of Magahi

Saloni Priya


Abstract: Every languages has different types of word formation processes and each and every segment of morphology has a sound. The following paper is concerned with the sound changes or phonemic changes that occur during the word formation process in Magahi. Magahi is an Indo- Aryan Language spoken in eastern parts of Bihar and also in some parts of Jharkhand and West Bengal. The term Morphophonology refers to the interaction of word formation with the sound systems of a language. The paper finds out the phonetic rules interacting with the morphology of lexicons of Magahi. The observations shows that he most frequent morphophonological process are Sandhi, assimilation, Metathesis and Epenthesis. Whereas, the process of Dissimilation, Lenition and Fortition are very Uncommon in nature.


Keywords: Morphology, Phonology, Sound Changes, Word formation process, Magahi, Words, Vowels, Consonants


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,


Pages: 1539 - 1541


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Saloni Priya, "Morphophonology of Magahi", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR201026030150, Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020, 1539 - 1541

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