Lec6-PhonoProc

Lec6-PhonoProc - LALS 2005 Nov. 16, 2009 1 Phonological...

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LALS 2005 Nov. 16, 2009 1 Phonological Processes 1. Assimilation sound becomes more like neighbouring sound w.r.t. some phonetic property Vowel nasalization bean /bin/ [bĩn] ham /hæm/ [hm] A vowel becomes nasalized when it precedes a nasal consonant. V [+nasal] / __ [+nasal] C Alveolar stop assimilation o alveolar stops assimilate to the place of articulation of a following consonant width [w θ] d / _ θ in this [ ð s] n / _ ð in-possible [ m p s b] ә n m / _ p An alveolar stop takes on the place of articulation of the following consonant. [+alveolar] stop [ " place of artic] / __ C [ " place of artic] Palatalization o consonant becomes like neighbouring palatal did you [d  u] d + j won’t you [won u] t + j Alveolar cononants become affricates when they precede /j/. /d, t, s/ [+affricate] / __ j Vowel harmony o vowels agree in some property with other vowels Finnish nukku-ma ‘to sleep’
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