Oct20 - Phonology How do the sound systems of LGs differ...

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Phonology How do the sound systems of LGs differ and how are they alike? Inventory of Phonemes Syllable Structure phonotactics Suprasegmental Phonology Stress Tone Phonological Rules
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Are these continua or discrete categories? What is a minimal pair?
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Articulatory Categories (IPA) Consonants Manner of articulation /b/ vs. /w/ Place of articulation /b/, /d/, /g/ Voicing /b/ vs. /p/ Vowels Which part of the tongue is involved? /i/ vs. /u/ How high is it raised? /i/ vs. /ae/ (as in rat)
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Syllables across LGs Phonotactic Rules The syllable is relevant for most,  but not  all LGs.  The nucleus is obligatory, but LGs differ in restrictions The  coda can be obligatory, optional (English),  prohibited (Hawaiian, Maori), or highly restricted  (Mandarin Chinese) The onset is obligatory in some languages, but  optional in others (English) In Maori, restricted to a single consonant Georgian allows as many as 6 consonant’s
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