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110 In a word Assignment #1: Due Jan 31, 2008 In the following set of sounds, no phonological feature other than C (“consonantal”) is shared by all four items, but three particular items share at least one feature besides C. Identify the odd sound out. (1) [v, g, d, s] a. v b. g c. d d. s Same request with the set of sounds below: (2) [f, v, z, g] a. f b. v c. z d. g Same request with the set of sounds below: (3) [p, f, m, s] a. p b. f c. m d. s Same request with the sounds below: (4) [t, n, z, f] a. t b. n c. z d. f (5) Analogous request with the set of vowels below: a. [o] b. [i] c. [u] d. [a] (6) Which of the following pairs illustrates a change from ‘voiced’ to ‘voiceless’ with all other features remaining invariant? a. /b/ Æ /t/ b. /m/ Æ /n/ c. /d/ Æ /t/ d. /b/ Æ /d/
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(7) Many dialects of English do not have fricatives at the beginning of words such as this and thin . Instead, such dialects would pronounce these words [d ı s] and [t ı n]. What features must change to produce [d] and [t] instead of [ θ ] and [ð]? a. Voicing and place b. Place and manner c. Place and nasality d. Manner and nasality e. Height and voicing (8) Imagine that a language has the following rule: vowels agree in height with the first vowel in a word. Given this rule, which of these words do you not expect to find in this language?
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2008 for the course LING 110Lg taught by Professor Borer during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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