Guess the answer:
a. Everybody likes rules
b. Everybody needs rules
c. It provides a systema0c way to describe
sound paCerns in language -this one
d. Its whats going
A more rened theory of phonology
Sounds are dened in terms of phone:c
proper:es smaller than the primary dimensions
discussed thus far for consonants and vowels
What is phonology
Chpt 1 outline:
Explain the dierence between physical sound and a
sound as a discrete element in language
Highlight the tradeo between accuracy and
know at least the types of rules - like stop palatization * etc.
Complex phonological pa6erns
You thought one rule was bad!
Some.mes there are mul.ple rules which
must apply in a par.cular orde
front V -> back V/ #(c)_(c) - wrong b/c 'lots of ants'
back Vstressed-> front Vstressed /front V (c) _
most neutral before vowel for UF
vl oral obstruents -> become homorganic nasal /_nasal
Deeper and deeper into the dark
recesses of the mental lexicon we go.
Why do rules maBer?
sometimes only one rruleis possible, making