Phonology IV - Today Announcements Phonology IV Problem...

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1 Phonology IV October 21, 2011 Today… Announcements Problem solving Near-minimal pairs Phonetic processes revisited Announcements Study guides are available Look for the “e-text” portal access information to go up over the weekend Ling Helpdesk: every other Wednesday at 4 PM in ASH 4-70, starting Oct. 12. Recap [p] /p/ [p h ] Phoneme } Allophones Minimal Pairs Minimal pair: Words that differ by just one sound that also differ in meaning Example: c ar – b ar – f ar – j ar If you can find a minimal pair, then you have found two phonemes – the two sounds that are responsible for the change in meaning.
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2 Minimal Pairs c ar – b ar – f ar – j ar Is star a minimal pair? No! – There are two sounds. How to approach phonology problems Summarized in Fig. 2.10 1. Be sure you know what distinction you’re looking for (in terms of this course, read the question carefully)
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course LING 101 taught by Professor Teddemen during the Fall '11 term at University of Alberta.

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