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ReviewforMidterm - Some things that were unclear from last...

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Some things that were unclear from last section, and Things we didn't go over: 1. Dissimilation example: 1. fIfƟ ---> fift in some dialects, because the fricatives, f and Ɵ are too similar, so the Ɵ turns into t to dissimilate. 2. sIksƟ --> sIkst similar to the reason above. 2. Be sure you are aware of the fact that the processes can occur to any of the features we learned about: voicing, place, manner, etc. .. SO! The cats/dogs example exemplifies voicing assimilation (whereas fishes exemplifies epenthesis--> the schwa is inserted in order to avoid two very similar sounds next to one another), and the intolerable/imperfect/incongruent example exemplifies place assimilation (n next to t = alveolar; m next to p = bilabial; ŋ next to k = velar). 3. Another example of epenthesis we didn't get to: as we saw, Polish has a lot of consonant clusters that are very hard for non-native speakers to pronounce. Thus, these non-native speakers often go through different processes to compensate. Here are some epenthesis
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2008 for the course LING 1 taught by Professor Schuh during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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