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Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language LIN 306 February 6, 2008
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More IPA Practice 1. ɪ f ju k æ n rid ð ɪ s ju m ʌ st v st ə ʌ did ði a ɪ pi e ɪ . 2. ju tiz m æ skat ɪ z e ɪ stir k ɔ ld bivo ʊ . 3. ɔ st ɪ n ɪ z no ʊ n æ z ð la ə ɪ v mjuz ɪ k k æ p əɾ l v ə ə ð w rld. ə ə 4. laŋh ɔ rnz æ n æ giz do ʊ n alwe ɪ z g ɛɾ laŋ. ə 5. juti w ʌ z fo ʊ nd d ə ɪ n e ɪ tin e ɪɾ i θri.
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Phonology: The Study of Linguistic Sound Systems Different languages have different sound inventories Different patterns of sounds Syllable structure Initial/final sounds Consonant clusters
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Different Languages, Different Rules Linguistic competence What are possible words in English? a) Tremps b) Tsremp c) Stremp d) Strepm Phonotactic constraints Vary by language
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“Christmas” in different languages Aeka: [keremisi] Apache: [k ɛʃ mi ʃ ] Bandang: [krismie] Bura: [kirisimasu] Chichewa: [kristmasi] Hawaiian:[kalikimaka]
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Accents Foreign accents are evidence of the phonological rules of one’s native language Phonological transfer: Applying the rules of your native language to a second language Examples: French accent: [z] for [ð] in English
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