autosegmental phonology, tone stability, floating tone, across-the-board
effects, feature geometry
This final chapter introduces an alternative model, the nonlinear theory,
of how sounds are represented. The purpose of this ch
Dr. Fusheini Hudu LNGS 401 Lecture 2
August 30 2016
Phonological processes: Assimilation
Last year, in LNGS 301, we noted that phonological rules are due to phonological
In other words, every phonological process produces at least one phonologi
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FIRST SEMESTER 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR
Course Code and Title: LNGS 401: Phonological Theory
LNGS401: Phonological Theory.
Dr. Fusheini Hudu
FLOATING TONES IN AUTOSEGMENTAL PHONOLOGY
This handout explains floating tone in Anlo Dialect of Ewe, as presented in Chapter 10 of Odden
(2005). If you did not understand Odden's explanation, this should ma
LNGS 401 Lecture Notes
August 23 2016
Dr. Fusheini Hudu
General intro: Todays lecture is going to cover the following:
What the course is about: a continuation of what we did last year
A look at the course outline and important details about the course
The contrastive use of pitch (fundamental
languages in which di"erences in pitch are used
contrastively (i.e. they are phonemic)
Some descriptive terminology
high vs. low; high vs. mid v
Dr. Fusheini Hudu LNGS 401 Lecture 4
September 13 2016
Last week, we looked at phonological processes, focusing on harmony.
We also covered important issues under harmony, including:
a. The nature of harmony: long distance assimilation.
Dr. Fusheini Hudu LNGS 401 Lecture 3
September 06 2016
Phonological processes: Harmony
Last week, we looked at phonological processes, focusing on assimilation.
We focused on various patterns of assimilation in English.
We also covered important issues un
LNGS401: Phonological Theory
Dagbani and Akan atr harmony home work answers
Dagbani harmony data 2.
i. What harmony pattern takes place in (2)? (0.5 marks)
ii. How is the harmony achieved; what is the trigger and target of harmony
For this assignment, you have two tasks:
Research on TWO languages that mark grammatical tone.
Research on TWO languages that mark tonal downstep.
For each task, provide the following information:
1. Details about the language
i. The name of each language