HW6 - Introduction to Linguistics Homework 6(100 points Due...

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1 Introduction to Linguistics Homework 6 (100 points) Due Friday, July 16 th at the beginning of class (Don’t forget to transcribe your name! – 2 pts.) Part I Greek dorsal consonants (64 pts.) The following words are from modern Greek. They contain four different obstruent sounds articulated with the dorsum of the tongue: the palatal plosive [ c ], the palatal fricative [ ç ], the velar plosive [ k ], and the velar fricative [ x ]. Your task is to discover whether these four sounds are all contrastive in Greek, or whether some (or all) of them are allophones of a single phoneme. (1) Greek dorsal consonants 1. [ kano ] ‘do’ 2. [ çino] ‘pour’ 3. [ xali ] ‘plight’ 4. [ ceri ] ‘candle’ 5. [ xano ] ‘lose’ 6. [ cino ] ‘move’ 7. [ çeli ] ‘eel’ 8. [ xufta ] ‘handful’ 9. [ oçi ] ‘no’ 10. [ kufeta ] ‘bonbons’ 11. [ çeri ] ‘hand’ 12. [ oci ] ‘2.82 pounds’ 13. [ xrima ] ‘money’ 14. [ kori ] ‘daughter’ A. Make a list of the minimal pairs in (1).
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