Phonology.docx - Phonology consists of two parts Phonetics study of physical features of sounds How you would scientifically describe a sound

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Phonology consists of two parts Phonetics: study of physical features of sounds How you would scientifically describe a sound Phonemics :study of sounds in given languages Sounds a culture would recognize from their point of view Etic and emic terms in anthropology come from linguistics Emic is from the native perspective Etic is the outsider, scientific point of view Vocal apparatus- differences in speech might be due to physical attributes Lungs Larynx Tongue Palate Teeth e.g ship Nose e.g money Lips Phonemes v. Phones Phone: most basic unit of sound (described phonetically) Phoneme: most basic unit of meaningful sound (meaningful sounds vary language to language Phones in [ ], phonemes in //, letters in <> phones/ phonemes are not necessarily equivalent to a letter Emic and etic are subjective and objective Phonology English has sounds we aren’t aware of <p> in spin <ng> in sing <t> in water <gb> in rugby
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  • Fall '17
  • Dr. Doug Falen
  • Anthropology, Phoneme, basic unit, Teeth e.g ship, Nose e.g money

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