Unformatted text preview: ʃ in the same place in the word but have different meanings. iv) [ ʃ j ] only occurs before the vowel [I]. This can be seen in [ ʃ j ist j ] and [ko ʃ j i]. They both exhibit this pattern even though the consonant [ ʃ j ] occurs at different points in the words v)This consonant, [ ʃ j ], is not contrastive in Ukrainian. 3. The voiceless fricatives [x] and [ç] are different phonemes in German. [x] only comes after back vowels, in particular in this data set: [a], [u], [ ], [o], and [ ]. This is because both of these ɔ ʊ sounds are made in the back of the mouth. [ç] comes after front vowels and glides; in this data set, the vowels [i], [ ], [ ], and [ü] and the glides [l] and [r]. ɪ ɛ...
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- Spring '08
- Vowel, Phoneme, International Phonetic Alphabet, Consonant, Lexie Linder LING