LIGN111-H2-Kongo-O'odham

LIGN111-H2-Kongo-O'odham - LIGN 111 Phonology Example...

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LIGN 111 — Phonology UCSD, Winter 2010 Prof. Bakovi ć p. 1 of 2 Example problem set 3: Phonemic analysis of Kongo * Note : This problem set, like some others we’ll see, comes from a secondary source that did not use the IPA and in which there were some transcriptional inconsistencies. I’ve made a few super- ficial changes to correct for some of this; any remaining inconsistencies are not significant. In Southern Kongo, [t, s, z] and [ ʧ , ʃ , ʒ ] represent respective pairs of allophones of 3 phonemes. 1. [tobola] ‘to bore a hole’ 9. [nselele] ‘termite’ 2. [ ʧ ina] ‘to cut’ 10. [lolon ʒ i] ‘to wash’ 3. [kesoka] ‘to be cut’ 11. [zevo] ‘then’ 4. [nko ʃ i] ‘lion’ 12. [a ʒ imola] ‘alms’ 5. [zenga] ‘to cut’ 13. [nzwetu] ‘our house’ 6. [ ʒ ima] ‘to stretch’ 14. [kunezulu] ‘to heaven’ 7. [kasu] ‘emaciation’ 15. [tanu] ‘five’ 8. [ ʧ iba] ‘banana’ Pick one set of allophones as the basic set and the other as the derived
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