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Unformatted text preview: c and d have been collapsed here). Note how the procedure leads to different syllabifications of the word alt bottom in steps b and c of the examples. In these examples, the t of alt bottom is assigned to the coda of the first syllable, since there is no syllable with an available onset position following it. However, the same phoneme in alta to the bottom is assigned to the onset of the second syllable, since onsets are filled first and is available to fill the position. In altta on the bottom, the two s fill the available coda and onset positions of their respective syllables. Contemporary Linguistics: An Introduction , 5 th edition, Chapter 3: Syllabification, 2 As a final example of the procedure, Figure 2 demonstrates the syllabification of the English words slim , decline , and scrimp ....
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course LING 301 taught by Professor Lin during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.
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