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PHONOLOGY Definition Phonology is the study of how sounds are organized and used in natural languages. Spelling and Sound - There is no one to one correspondence between sound and letter. - Phonetics Alphabet: Uniform alphabet to represent sounds of languages. (IPA=International Phonetic Alphabet)
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Consonants and Vowels - Consonants are formed with some constriction in the vocal tract, do not always involve use of vocal folds. (voiced vs voiceless distinction)
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Unformatted text preview: -Vowels do not involve any air constriction, and always involve use vocal folds. Consonants-Place: Where the constriction in the vocal tract is glottis = the space in between the vocal folds-Manner: Degree of narrowing in the vocal tract-stops vs fricatives- nasal vs oral Voicing: Whether the vocal folds vibrate or not The distinction between /b/ and /p/ or /f/ and /v/ or /t/ and /d/ -Aspiration...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course LING 110Lg taught by Professor Borer during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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