Linguistics Homework 4

Linguistics Homework 4 - the end of the base form of the...

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Andrea Kam February 20, 2008 Linguistics 101 (008) Homework #4 List five works that that each suffix. What about the base verb determines whether you see/t/, /d/, or /id/? - Worked - Raked - Danced - Saved - Missed Regular past tense verbs have either a voiced or unvoiced -ed ending. I order to determine whether the past tense verb has a voiced or unvoiced –ed ending, we consider the final sound at
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Unformatted text preview: the end of the base form of the verb (before you add –ed to the verb). This tells us if the verb ending should be pronounced as a /t/ or a /d/. In order to distinguish the /t/ from /d/ sound, when there is a vibration in their throat when they say the word, then the ending is pronounced as a /t/, but if there is no vibration present, then the ending is pronounced as a /d/....
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course LING 101 taught by Professor Vanderhulst during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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