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assign-b - P. M K: L 20. F 2007. Assignment B [Week 2] (Do...

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P  . M  K  : L  20. F  2007. Assignment B [Week 2] (Do exercises for a total of 20 points only. If you do more, clearly indicate which exercises are to be counted.) [B1.] (10 Points) Assume the following classification system for consonantal phonemes of English. It uses the following attributes and values:  with val- ues: bilabial , dental , labiodental , alv(eolar) , p(alato)alv(eolar) , velar and glot- tal ;  with values stop , fric(ative) , nas(al) , and c(entral) approx(imant) and l(ateral) approx(imant) , and  with values + and - . (See Table 9.) [a] Give 5 natural classes. Show the AVS and the set of phonemes it describes. [b] Give at least two examples of classes that are not natural. (Indicate why you think that they are not natural.) [c] The German stops are the same as the English ones. Assume that they are classified in the same way. Consider now the following data: at the end
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