East Slavic Metrical System

Interactions of Vowel Quality and Prosody in East Slavic - Janina Mołczanow

Janina Mołczanow [+-]
University of Warsaw
Janina Mołczanow is Associate Professor in the Institute of Applied Linguistics at the University of Warsaw.


This chapter presents the most important facts concerning East Slavic metrical system. It lays out the main assumptions concerning the formal representation of lexical stress and outlines an account of the Russian metrical system in terms of OT. The chapter also looks at different rhythmic patterns which are present in dialects with vowel reduction and develops a model of metrical structure for these systems.

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Mołczanow, Janina. East Slavic Metrical System. Interactions of Vowel Quality and Prosody in East Slavic. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Nov 2022. ISBN 9781800502345. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43525. Date accessed: 27 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43525. Nov 2022

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