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On Mon, 17 Apr 2006 12:58:05 -0400, Jim Henry <[log in to unmask]> 
wrote:
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>Maybe it would make sense to collect a list of methods
>for self-segregation.  

I'd like that; I second the motion.

>[snip]
>... perhaps the simplest such rule: one set
>of phonemes (the fricatives, plosives and affricates)
>are the beginning set, and another set (the vowels,
>nasals, liquids and semivowels) are the following set.
>A morpheme consists of one or more phonemes from
>the beginning set, followed by one or more phonemes
>from the following set.  

The rule; "one set of phonemes is the final set, and another set is the 
preceding set" would work also.
Essentially, pick out a set that can only occur at a boundary; then, either 
the boundary is always just before any member of that set, or the boundary 
is always just after any member of that set.

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Thanks, Jim.

eldin