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Table 2: 

The Midpoint Pathology (Eisner, 1997, 2000): Stress shifts onto the middle syllable in odd-parity words, and onto either of two middle syllables in even-parity words. Violations of Align(σ, σ´, σ) are split up by syllable.

/σ´σσσσσσ/Align(σ, σ´, σ)Ident(stress)
  a. σ´σσσσσσ 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 = 15  
  b. σσ´σσσσσ 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 = 10 
  c. σσσ´σσσσ 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 + 3 = 7 
→ d. σσσσ´σσσ 2 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 = 6 
  e. σσσσσ´σσ 3 + 2 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 = 7 
  f. σσσσσσ´σ 4 + 3 + 2 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 10 
  g. σσσσσσσ´ 5 + 4 + 3 + 2 + 1 + 0 + 0 = 15 
/σ´σσσσσσ/Align(σ, σ´, σ)Ident(stress)
  a. σ´σσσσσσ 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 = 15  
  b. σσ´σσσσσ 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 = 10 
  c. σσσ´σσσσ 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 + 3 = 7 
→ d. σσσσ´σσσ 2 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 = 6 
  e. σσσσσ´σσ 3 + 2 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 = 7 
  f. σσσσσσ´σ 4 + 3 + 2 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 10 
  g. σσσσσσσ´ 5 + 4 + 3 + 2 + 1 + 0 + 0 = 15 
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