A Glossary of Phonology
This pocket-sized alphabetical guide to phonology provides an introduction to the range of phenomena studied in phonology and the main theoretical frameworks for engaging in phonological analysis. The entries are concise and clear, providing an overview of one of the main area of linguistic analysis.
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Glossary of Phonology
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afﬁxes affricate airstream mechanisms allophones alveolar American phonologist argued assimilation cardinal vowel child closure coda consonant constituent constraints contains contrast deﬁned deﬁnition degree of stricture devoicing diacritic diphthong distinction English word example ﬁeld ﬁnal ﬁnd ﬁrst ﬂoating French fricatives geminate generalisations glide human languages inﬂuenced intonation group known labial lexical set linguistics mental metrical metrical foot minimal pairs morpheme morphological nasal stop nasalised Noam Chomsky non-rhotic notion noun nucleus obstruents opposition oral cavity palatal phenomenon Phonemic Principle phono phonological processes phonological representation phonologists phrase place of articulation postulated preﬁx primary stress pronounced realised Received Pronunciation referred rhyme Saussure schwa Scottish English secondary stress segments sequence sonority SPE phonology speakers speciﬁc speech sound stressed syllable structure sufﬁx syntactic syntax term tion tonic undergo underlying representation unstressed utterance varieties of English velar vocal cords voiced obstruents voiceless vowel harmony vowel phonemes vowel shift vowel space word stress word-ﬁnal