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Table 1

Examples of legal and illegal strings according to First-Last Assimilation (FL) and Sibilant Harmony (SH) grammars. Ellipsis is used to show that the sound segments are not necessarily adjacent to each other.

Strings
FL/SH Well-formed according to both First-Last Assimilation and Sibilant Harmony [s . . . s . . . s], [∫ . . . ∫ . . . ∫] 
FL/*SH Well-formed according to First-Last Assimilation but ill-formed according to Sibilant Harmony [s . . . ∫ . . . s], [∫ . . . s . . . ∫] 
*FL/*SH Ill-formed according to both First-Last Assimilation and Sibilant Harmony [∫ . . . ∫ . . . s], [s . . . ∫ . . . ∫] 
*FL/SH Ill-formed according to First-Last Assimilation but well-formed according to Sibilant Harmony None 
Strings
FL/SH Well-formed according to both First-Last Assimilation and Sibilant Harmony [s . . . s . . . s], [∫ . . . ∫ . . . ∫] 
FL/*SH Well-formed according to First-Last Assimilation but ill-formed according to Sibilant Harmony [s . . . ∫ . . . s], [∫ . . . s . . . ∫] 
*FL/*SH Ill-formed according to both First-Last Assimilation and Sibilant Harmony [∫ . . . ∫ . . . s], [s . . . ∫ . . . ∫] 
*FL/SH Ill-formed according to First-Last Assimilation but well-formed according to Sibilant Harmony None 
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