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Unformatted text preview: surface representation (allophones – specific, limited environment) 4) Solving Phonological Problems 1. Look for and list any minimal pairs. 2. Make environment lists (if there are no minimal pairs). 3. State the distribution type (either contrastive or complementary). 4. Write a rule (if complementary). 5) Rule Writing /a/ [b] / X ___ Y Or, in prose, describe by features. 6) Some English Rules aspiration velarization flapping reduction syllabification deletion epenthesis...
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- Spring '08
- minimal pairs