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Unformatted text preview: Re-Transcriptions fi'om Relevant Linguistics p74-82 l0 / I/0 a 53.7 (p8l) English Phonology Problems: [m], [n], [in], [Ll] Many dialects of American English contain the sounds [In], [n], [In] (a labiodental nasal), and [9] (an inter- dental nasal) in their phonetic inventory. Use the following data from English to determine if these sounds are allophones of the same phoneme or separate phonemes. Follow the steps of analysis outlined below to M"\ arrive at your conclusion. J\ / l. [tim] team 10. [temfseijeiti] amphitheater i ’ J (:2? 2. [tanB] tenth ll. [aentannn] antonym \ [rd 4 t' a (,4‘» 3. [smemk] synthetic 12. [cmfibijan] amphibian NM ‘ v 4. [mneom] anthem [3. [tan] ten 5. [none] ninth i4. [templ] ample / 'm 6. [tin] teen 15. [emfmrik] emphatic 7 ' 7. [mend] mend i6. [lme] lymph [M] _) 1f" J 8. [mm] nine 17. [moim] mime x 5 f, 9. [tens] tense [8. [tandem] tandem :; A , _ i 9-i [5 E — F ; Are there any minimal pairs with respect to any combination of [m], [n], [n3] and [n] ? H I ‘3 ‘ F _.. a C ~ 0‘1 — Are the following pairs of sounds in complementary or overlapping distribution? ,1 c .. P Are these pairs allophones of the same phoneme, or are they of different phonemes? [mland [n]: {l/ {(a/ ova [3972-343 Otélr. ' Z7; [:CJ pn- , 5-“ 1 f - .\ ’ //y .1 ‘ E .. a inland [a]: Milt-U 4» WW ‘9“ ‘9 ’9 E t a I ,a ”5“,!" z _,/\ M_ ,3 [m] and [n3] , _ / s :1... 6‘ [VH3] “(7/1:— 5 (”Lil-P] ’9} on] (but! l : l 0 f“ A Describe the environment in which each sound appears. Based on your analysis of the data, which of the following pronunciations is/are phonologically possible in this dialect of English? [film] [all] [Pent] [M95] [EnemkS] [tempt] [savage] [kAmfi-lbl] ...
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