Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil plays a role.



This article revisits the facts underlying the assimilation of /ʁ/ to a preceding consonant in Lower Norman. This assimilation process, which requires the presence of an intervening lexical schwa, could not result from a simple interplay of markedness and faithfulness. The Optimality Theory with… read more
Montreuil, Jean-Pierre Y. 2010 Multiple opacity in Eastern Regional FrenchRomance Linguistics 2009: Selected papers from the 39th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Tucson, Arizona, March 2009, Colina, Sonia, Antxon Olarrea and Ana Maria Carvalho (eds.), pp. 153–166 | Article
Several processes collaborate in Eastern Regional French to create a case of multiple overapplication which challenges current treatments of opacity. Their interaction has not been discussed in the literature. All processes – lengthening, devoicing and epenthesis – are clearly synchronic,… read more
Montreuil, Jean-Pierre Y. 2006 Contrast Preservation Theory and Historical ChangeHistorical Romance Linguistics: Retrospective and perspectives, Gess, Randall and Deborah Arteaga (eds.), pp. 111 ff. | Article
Montreuil, Jean-Pierre Y. 2003 Weight and Opacity in SurmiranRomance Linguistics: Theory and Acquisition, Pérez-Leroux, Ana Teresa and Yves Roberge (eds.), pp. 209–222 | Article
Montreuil, Jean-Pierre Y. 2000 Sonority and Derived Clusters in Raeto-Romance and Gallo-ItalicPhonological Theory and the Dialects of Italy, Repetti, Lori (ed.), pp. 211 ff. | Article
Montreuil, Jean-Pierre Y. 1998 Vestigial Trochees in Oil DialectsRomance Linguistics: Theoretical Perspectives, Schwegler, Armin, Bernard Tranel and Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria (eds.), pp. 183 ff. | Article
Montreuil, Jean-Pierre Y. 1989 On assimilation through schwaStudies in Romance Linguistics: Selected Proceedings from the XVII Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Kirschner, Carl and Janet Ann DeCesaris (eds.), pp. 261–272 | Article
Montreuil, Jean-Pierre Y. 1985 Vowel epenthesis in Romance: a metrical analysisSelected papers from the XIIIth Linguistic Symposium on Romance: Languages, Chapel Hill, N.C., 24–26 March 1983, King, Larry D. and Catherine A. Maley (eds.), pp. 233–244 | Article