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Unformatted text preview: Linguistics 100: Homework 3 Due at the beginning of class on Friday, September 18. On your homework please write the name of your GSI and clearly indicate any collaborators. Problem 1: German (2 points) In Language Files , please do File 3.6, Exercise 35 (p. 143). Problem 2: Maltese (3 points) In Language Files , please do File 3.6, Exercise 41 (p. 145). Problem 3: E’s Velars (2 points) A child’s speech was recorded by his linguist mother. Between the ages of 12 and 26 months this child, “E”, pronounced the English words given in the first column below as shown in the second column. Note that a raised vertical line [ " ] precedes the syllable with the main stress of a word; a lowered apostrophe [- ] precedes a syllable with a secondary (minor, lesser) stress. ordinary spelling E’s pronunciation ordinary spelling E’s pronunciation a c tually [ " aekt S wi] a g ain [ @" d I n] alli g ator [ " aew @- d ERÄ ] ba g el [ " be I gu] bi g [ " b I g] boo k [ " b U k] bu ck et [ " b...
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- Fall '09
- Phoneme, International Phonetic Alphabet, Genitive case, velar stops