Conference 3 Answers

Conference 3 Answers - 1 L in g 2 0 1 : I n t r o d u c t...

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1 Ling 201: Introduction to Linguistics 4 th Conference: Phonology 2 – Solution ________________________________________________________________________ 1. Syllable Structure Trees a. The following words are from a language that permits: (i) Branching onsets of the shape obstruent + liquid only; (ii) No branching nuclei; (iii) No branching codas; Syllabify these words, using standard syllable structure constituency. [ siflombri ] [ trukaj ] [ frinlaa ] σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ h9 h0 h0 h0 h9 h0 h9 h O R O R O R O R O R O R O R R h h h8 h9 h8 h h8 h h h9 h8 h9 h h h h N h 8 N C h 8 N h 8 N h N C h 8 N C h N N h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h s i f l o m b r i t r u k a j f r i n l a a [ aj ] cannot be a [ aa ] cannot be a diphthong given (ii) long vowel given (ii) b. The following words are from a language that permits: (i) No branching onsets; (ii) No long vowels nor diphthongs; (iii) Singleton (non-branching) codas only which are sonorants only Determine which of the following are possible words in this language. For those that are possible words, syllabify them using standard syllable structure constituency. For those that are not possible words, explain why they are not possible in light of the constraints
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