Front Vowels, Coronal Consonants and Their Interaction in Nonlinear Phonology

1st Edition

Elizabeth V. Hume

Routledge
Published September 6, 2018
Reference - 276 Pages
ISBN 9781138317376 - CAT# K391425
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phonetics and Phonology

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Summary

First published in 1994. This study aims to provide evidence for the natural class of sounds comprised of front vowels, front glides and coronal consonants. The author also shows that a revised definition of the articulator feature [coronal] properly characterises this natural class of sounds. The study provides a formal representation of front vowels and coronal consonants and their interaction within a nonlinear model of feature organisation. This title will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.

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