Linguistics Exam Review - These foreign language problems...

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These foreign language problems will be discussed at the REVIEW SESSION to be held on December 7 — If you plan to attend the review, please print these prior to attending the session and try to complete what you can. 7 phonology problems 3 morpheme identification problems 3 morphophonology problems Problem 1: Data from Czech [ s ] = voiced glottal fricative [ ř ] = voiced palatal trill 1. b ř i:za birch 6. tva: ř ; face 2. s ř i tje playground 7. ř epa beet 3. s ř mi: it thunders 8. va ř buxta idler 4. t ř ; i three 9. k ř ; ivi: crooked 5. kow ř ; smoke 10. t ř ; aso shake 1. In Czech [ ř ; ] and [ ř ] are in complementary distribution and form one phoneme. After having examined the data above, state the distribution of [ ř ; ] and [ ř ]. 2. Provide a corresponding phonological rule. 3. Provide the underlying (phonemic) representation for the following words: birch crooked Review session exercises
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Problem 2: Data from Malay 1. kapa § axel 6. tapa § palm (hand ) 2. buka open 7. k c ran rough 3. kara õ reef 8. pit c r disk 4. t c goh firm 9. g c la § laugh 5. takpi but 10. k c ta § fold 1. In Malay [ k ] and [ § ] are in complementary distribution and form one phoneme. After having examined the data above, state the distribution of [ k ] and [ § ] 2. Provide a corresponding phonological rule. 3. Provide the underlying (phonemic) representation for the following words: axel laugh Problem 3: Data from Biblical Hebrew 1. kol all 6. barux blessed 2. k e n yes 7. ejx how 3. k c nisa entrance 8. ax aw now 4. k e l e v dog 9. bexor frist born 5. kaf palm 10. masax curtain 1. In Biblical Hebrew [ k ] and [ x ] are in complementary distribution and form one phoneme. After having examined the data above, state the distribution of [ k ] and [ x ] . 2. Provide a corresponding phonological rule. 3. Provide the underlying (phonemic) representation for the following words: now entrance
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Problem 4: Data from Kenyang [q] = voiceless uvular stop 1. enoq tree 6. n ± i β u I am buying 2. e β et house 7. nab brother-in-law 3. bag rope 8. pobrin work project 4. nbat knife 9. nde β i European 5. u β it person’s name 10. etaq
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