a. There is a total of 4 morphemes that mean snow (or something like snow e.g., ice). The
four morphemes are; nittaa, kanir, aput and siku
b. The morpheme that means snow in the air is nittaa.
c. You would say aq in West Greenland
Higher F2 Lower F2 _ _ _
F2 :5 not stable In the back vowels either.
Lower Fm W" 3 *What explains this pattern?
High High -We know that F2 gets lower as the vowel is
articulated farther back
When the lips are rounded, the oral cavity gets
Linguistics Midterm Study Guide
1. Introduction and Animal communication
Components of language:
o Lexicon Elements of language that you must memorize, they are not systematic
Combines sounds into larger units like words
a. Children: The child could pronounce this word as childrans which is inaccurate. Just
like the example given, the child could be aware of the regular pluralization pattern
which is adding an -s morpheme. However, they have overg
Reading Response 1: Animal Communication
1. Briefly summarize some of the reasons why Stephen Anderson (the author of the reading) thinks that
the apes in the studies did not master human language.
After reading the chapter on experiments done wi
Reading Response 2: Phonetics and Phonology
1. Question 4
2. Based on the reading in regards to the language Gujarati, I believe that [a] and [a] with the
Linguistics: scientific study of language
Linguists are interested in speakers knowledge & use of language
They arent interested in telling speakers how they should write/speak
Linguistics is NOT a prescriptive discipline
Linguists describe & analyze la
Answer is D Linguistics try to understand, describe and analyze patterns of language, with the
ultimate goal of understanding what it is to know a language.
Kajal Sharma [kdl m]
1. Grimms law affected Proto-Germanic and is reflected in all Germanic
languages. Law in this context just means regular correspondence, and
Grimm is Jacob Grimm, the elder of the Grimm brothers. The Grimm
brothers were known through Europe for the fairy
Voiced velar stop: [g]
Voiceless post-alveolar affricate: 
Alveolar lateral liquid:  (voiceless),  (voiced)
Lax, front, high, unrounded vowel: [i]
Lax, back, mid, rounded vowel: 
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November 30, 2016
As linguists, we make a distinction between accents and dialects
Phonetic variation involves differences in the pronunciation of a particular phoneme (sound)
o Also involves difference in phoneme inventory or pho
Task 1: Multiple Choice
Task 2: Spanish
b. the daughter
phlep or phleb
aik or aig
the or thet
elpi or elpid
orni or ornith
hri or hrin
b. The genitive affix in Classical Greek is os.
Quiz # 1 Practice Questions
CGSC 1001 B/V
1. What role is the ventral stream thought to play in the dual visual systems hypothesis?
a) The ventral stream is responsible for recognizing and identifying objects.
b) The ventral s
Pg.264 & pg.308 Homework
A. Proposition 1 entails the second proposition because the word poodle is a hyponym/subset of
dog (the hypernym).
B. The second sentence entails that the first proposition is true. This is because the word father
LING 1001 AB
It is most beneficial to you to write this mock midterm UNDER EXAM CONDITIONS. This
Complete the midterm in 1.5 hour(s).
Work on your own.
Keep your notes and textbook closed.
Attempt every question.
Examine the classes of voiced versus voiceless vowels in Totonac, a Totonacan language spoken
in Mexico. Are voiced and voiceless vowels in Totonac in contrast, in free variation, or in
complementary variation? If the sounds are in complementa
Name: Caitlin Shanahan
Ling Assignment 3 - Morphology
Student Number: 101008650
The roots of these two words are pronounced the same. The allomorph is al.
The roots of these words are
Linguistic Homework 4: Syntax
Wed Nov. 4th
Student #: 101008650
a) Every (Det) fluffy (Adj) dog (NP) runs to the house (N).
b) Every (Det) Sally (N) sits at the table (PP).
c) Julia (NP) liked (TV) Kevin (NP object) so much that she q
Ling Midterm 1 Review
Chapter One Introduction
Language: an abstract cognitive system that allows humans to produce and comprehend
meaningful utterances (vocal sounds).
Natural language: A language that has evolved naturally in the speech
Reflection on Readiness for year abroad
Am I ready for my year abroad? No! Of course I am not ready for my year
abroad. I am so nervous, excited, terrified, all of the feelings one can feel the same
time. I am going to Germany, and
Reflection on Learning
Throughout this course I have learned more about culture and
international management than I had imagined when I first entered the
course. Before the class began I was very nave when it came to cultural
Reflection Bafa Bafa
Bafa Bafa was by far the best and most educational game I have ever played
in a class room before. I was categorized as a Beta. Learning this new culture was so
much fun and very intense. Once we really picked u
Die Enttuschung- en
Die Freundschaft- en
Die Frhlichkeit Die Gemeinschaft en
Die Gewohnheit en
Der Kuss Die Kssen
Der Verlust die Verlsten
Der Bau- ten
Der Eindruck, die Eindrcke
Der Einfluss di
LING3603A/PSYC3508A Fall 2010 Course Outline Hirotani
LING 3603 A / PSYC 3508 A
LING 3603 A (36026) / PSYC 3508 A (34490)
Three hours per week (0.5 credit)