Phonology2 - which the rules occur may be important. e.g.,...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/6/09 Linguistics 101 Phonology
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10/6/09 Types of Phonological Rules Assimilation (most common): A sound becomes more like a sound in its environment e.g. English vowels become nasal when they are followed by a nasal sound in the same syllable. Dissimilation (unusual) A sound becomes less like another sound in its
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10/6/09 Types of Phonological Rules (cont.) Deletion (very common) A sound is completely deleted from the word. e.g. English [ ] is deleted when it occurs θ between a consonant and an [s] Epenthesis (common) A complete segment (sound) is added to the word.
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10/6/09 Further Concepts Rule-ordering When you have more than one rule, the order in
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Unformatted text preview: which the rules occur may be important. e.g., Rule 1 changes regular vowels to rhotic or r-like vowels when they are followed by an [ ]. Rule 2 deletes [ ] after certain vowels. If Rule 2 goes first, then it will prevent Rule 1 from applying to some words. 10/6/09 Some Sample Phono Rules English vowels become nasal when they are followed by a nasal sound in $ V [+nas al] [+nas al] English voiceless consonants become aspirated when they are the first sound in a stressed syllable C [-voice ] [+aspira te] $_(L) V English [ ] is deleted when it occurs between a consonant and an [s] [ ] C_[s]...
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