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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • Underlying Representationsby Martin Krämer

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    A comprehensive overview of theories of the mental representation of the sounds of language. more...

  • The Segment in Phonetics and Phonologyby Eric Raimy; Charles E. Cairns

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Segment in Phonetics and Phonology unravels exactly what the segment is and on what levels it exists, approaching the study of the segment with theoretical, empirical, and methodological heterogeneity as its guiding principle. A deliberately eclectic approach to the study of the segment that investigates exactly what the segment is and on... more...

  • Sujetos pronominales en el espaņol porteņoby Andrea Pe?ková

    De Gruyter Mouton 2015; US$ 140.00

    The volume discusses the use of pronominal subjects in the Spanish of Buenos Aires, using an approach that is both theoretical and empirical. Based on spoken-language data, the author firstly analyzes the influence of language-internal factors on theexpression or omission of pronominal subjects, and secondly discusses the syntactic and prosodic correlates... more...

  • The Emergence of Creole Syllable Structureby Mareile Schramm

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book presents an empirical study of syllable structure and phonotactic restructuring in six Caribbean creoles with Dutch, English and French as main lexifier languages. It is shown that, although some structures are more commonly permitted than others, there is considerable cross-creole variation, especially with respect to word-final... more...

  • Strength Relations in Phonologyby Kuniya Nasukawa; Phillip Backley

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 182.00

    This collection of papers explores the theme of phonological strength. The general notion of strength plays a central role in explaining a variety of apparently disparate phonological effects relating to language acquisition, tone and pitch accent patterns, as well as segmental distribution. The authors analyze data from a wide range of languages and... more...

  • The Contrastive Hierarchy in Phonologyby B. Elan Dresher

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 43.00

    A fascinating account of both the logic and history of contrast in phonology. more...

  • Hispano-romanisches Namenbuchby Lidia Becker

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 419.00

    The introduction provides an overview of medieval personal nomenclature and of linguistic structures. There are some 110 entries in the dictionary; besides commentaries on cultural and linguistic history, they contain representative lists of instances of the names from editions of medieval documents. The commentaries deal with etymology, the motives... more...

  • Phonology in Perceptionby Paul Boersma; Silke Hamann

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 196.00

    This book investigates the extent to which phonological knowledge plays a role in speech perception. The speech perception process is formalized within the theoretical frameworks of Natural Phonology, Optimality Theory, and the Neigbourhood Activation Model. Examples come from the perception of segments, stress, and intonation in the fields of loanword... more...

  • A Reader in Sociophoneticsby Nancy Niedzielski; Dennis R. Preston

    De Gruyter Mouton 2010; US$ 168.00

    Sociophonetics is a sub-branch of phonetics that has attracted a great deal of attention recently. Advances in speech science and technological simulations allow increasingly sophisticated studies of language contact and change. Particularly at the level of pronunciation, these studies show that language variety is robust and socially embedded. Although... more...

  • Conditions on Phonological Governmentby Monik Charette

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 48.00

    This 1991 book represents a major development in the analysis of phonological processes. more...