HW1 - . Name Section & TA Linguistics 1 H OMEWORK 1 1. Read...

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. Name Linguistics 1 H OMEWORK 1 1. Read a brief online essay about the use of sound symbolism in brand names at http://www.stanford.edu/class/linguist34/Unit 08/blackberry.htm . Come up with two brand names which appear to use sound symbolism that aren’t discussed in the essay. Explain briefly (i) what it is about the name that makes you think it uses sound symbolism; and (ii) what the name evokes. (5 points each.) A. B. 2. The following are English words written in IPA. Write the words in their normal English orthography. (1 point each.) a. [hit] f. [strok] b. [feIz] g. [ton] c. [boni] h. [skrim] d. [frut] i. [prit S@ r] e. [kræk] j. [n 2 n] 1
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3. Write the symbol that corresponds to each of the following phonetic descriptions, then give an English word that begins with this sound. (2 points each.) Example: voiced alveolar stop [d] dough a. voiceless bilabial stop [ ] b. low front vowel [ ] c. lateral liquid [ ] d. bilabial nasal [ ] e. voiced interdental fricative [ ] f.
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HW1 - . Name Section & TA Linguistics 1 H OMEWORK 1 1. Read...

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