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Origins of Sound Change: Approaches to Phonologization

Alan C. L. Yu (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199573745
eISBN:
9780191745249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573745.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This volume showcases the current state of the art in phonologization research, bringing together work by leading scholars in sound change research from different disciplinary and scholarly ... More


The Phonology of Chichewa

Laura J. Downing and Al Mtenje

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198724742
eISBN:
9780191792281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724742.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

Bantu languages have played and continue to play an important role as a source of data illustrating core phonological processes—vowel harmony, nasal place assimilation, postnasal laryngeal ... More


Phonologization and the typology of feature behavior

Jeff Mielke

in Origins of Sound Change: Approaches to Phonologization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199573745
eISBN:
9780191745249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573745.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter measures the cross-linguistic frequency of the occurrence of classes defined by particular features, and examines the phonological behavior of these classes. The characteristic behavior ... More


Rapid learning of morphologically conditioned phonetics: Vowel nasalization across a boundary *

Rebecca Morley

in Origins of Sound Change: Approaches to Phonologization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199573745
eISBN:
9780191745249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573745.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

That widely attested phonological processes and measurable articulatory and perceptual processes are highly related seems clear. But how that correlation is realized is an issue of much debate. An ... More


Phonological Processes: Welsh Schwa, Vowel Mutation, Vowel Affection, and Assimilation

S. J. Hannahs

in The Phonology of Welsh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199601233
eISBN:
9780191762802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601233.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The phonological processes examined in this chapter include vowel mutation, vowel affection and assimilation. Central to the behaviour of vowel mutation is the status of Welsh schwa. Unlike the ... More


Segmental processes

Tomas Riad

in The Phonology of Swedish

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199543571
eISBN:
9780191747168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543571.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter contains a discussion of the most important synchronic processes that are primarily segmental in character, though very often there is a prosodic component, too, in the environment for ... More


Segmental processes

Matthew K. Gordon

in Phonological Typology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199669004
eISBN:
9780191821745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669004.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter focuses on the typology of distributional constraints and alternations affecting segments. The discussion is divided according to the nature of the operations and constraints involved. ... More


Segmental Phonology: Consonants

Laura J. Downing and Al Mtenje

in The Phonology of Chichewa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198724742
eISBN:
9780191792281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724742.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter discusses the consonant phoneme inventory, briefly comparing the Chichewa consonant inventory with that of Proto-Bantu, before turning to the distribution of the consonants in different ... More


French in Orne (Basse-Normandie): A speaker from Domfront

Laurie Buscail and Chantal Lyche

in Varieties of Spoken French

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with the phonetic, lexical, and discursive characteristics of a 70-year-old speaker from Domfront, Normandy. In the chosen excerpt, JB, the informant, talks about regional food in ... More


French in Mauritius: A speaker from Quatre-Bornes

Gudrun Ledegen and Chantal Lyche

in Varieties of Spoken French

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyses a short informal conversation between two female students, both born and raised in Quatre-Bornes, a small town at the centre of the island. They are both bilingual and switch ... More


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