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The syntactic selections of two or more morphemes must unify in order for them to combine into a cluster, and then that cluster must attach to a host of the required type. To summarize, I have argued for two points. Firstly, the phonology of Sekani is best accounted for by treating the conjunct morphemes as a morphological constituent. This supports the general view that groups of functional morphemes, clitics included, may combine with one another prior to their combination with a host. Secondly, if we treat clitic clusters and inflectional clusters via the same mechanism, as motivated by similarities of their morphological behavior, then a purely syntactic account of affix ordering is inadequate, and we must recognize the need for morphological ordering.
Cluster morphology* Aaron Halpern In this paper, I will sketch a proposal for a morphological treatment of bunches of clitics and inflections. The leading idea is to treat a set of bound morphemes which select for a common host as a morphological constituent, or "cluster". The idea that groups of clitics form a morphological or syntactic constituent was proposed by Steele and co-authors (Steele 1976, Akmajian et al. 1981) as well as Simpson-Withgott (1986). This idea has recently seen a bit of a revival, both in the treatment of clitics - see Bonet (1991) - and inflections — see McDonough (1990), Speas (1991) and Inkelas (1993).
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