Intro to Phonology - phonology part 1 sounds and their...

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1 phonology – part 1 Linguistics 1A03 - 2009 sounds and their patterns 6 English phonotactics possible syllable-initial consonant sequences containing a voiceless stop [pl] [tl] [kl] [pr] [tr] [kr] [pw] [tw] [kw] [pj] [tj] [kj] [spl] [stl] [skl] [spr] [str] [skr] [spw] [stw] [skw] [spj] [stj] [skj] 7 [kl] clean [kr] cream [kw] queen [kj] cute [skl] sclerosis [skr] scrap [skw] squeak [skj] skewer [p] [t] [k] [pl] please [pr] proud [pw] — [pj] pure [spl] splat [spr] spring [spw] — [spj] spew [tl] [tr] trade [tw] twin [tj] tune (Br.) [stl] — [str] strip [stw] — [stj] stew (Br.)
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2 8 initial consonant clusters containing voiceless stops 24 possible 2 and 3-C combinations in English (word- initial position) 19 used j (w) k r t (l) p s C3 C2 C1 # 15 [t] ~ [d] pat ~ pad fate ~ fade [k] ~ [g] pick ~ pig [p] ~ [b] tap ~ tab cup ~ cub minimal pairs 16 more minimal pairs eth er ~ eith er th igh ~ th y [ ] ~ [ ] face ~ phase s ip ~ z ip [s] ~ [z] leaf ~ leave f
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2010 for the course LINGUISTIC Ling 1A03 taught by Professor Moro during the Fall '09 term at McMaster University.

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Intro to Phonology - phonology part 1 sounds and their...

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