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Aspiration in syllabic and segmental structure

Kristján Árnason

in The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter starts by discussing aspiration in relation to the character of the fortis vs. lenis opposition, asking how the opposition can be represented and whether or how it is neutralized in ... More


Icelandic consonants

Kristján Árnason

in The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The chapter starts with an overview of places and manners of articulation. Among the special problems discussed is the relation between palatals and velars. Alternation between velars and palatals is ... More


Faroese consonant segments

Kristján Árnason

in The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter describes the Faroese consonant system, giving an overview, and discussing parallel problems to those in Icelandic, such things as the relation between the fortis and lenis consonant ... More


Consonants

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/9780199543571.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

There are eighteen consonant phonemes in Swedish. Sixteen of these occur in both a short and a long variant, and that distinction is phonemic. This is to say that consonants may be lexically ... 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


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