"Documenting the historical and ongoing productivity of Seattle Ladino phonology, morphology, and syntax"

Mary K. FitzMorris. (in progress). "Documenting the historical and ongoing productivity of Seattle Ladino phonology, morphology, and syntax." Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington.

This dissertation examines the phenomenon of Rhodesli vowel raising and the use of the Turkish-origin agentive suffix -dji in the Seattle dialects of Ladino.  Data comes from sociolinguistic interviews conducted in Seattle from 2013 to 2018, from the online forum Ladinokomunita, and from historical recordings and documents from the University of Washington's Sephardic Studies Collection.