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Phonetics & Phonics

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  • True to Formby Christine Gunlogson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book is concerned with the meaning and use of two kinds of declarative sentences: 1) It's raining? 2) It's raining. The difference between (1) and (2) is intonational: (1) has a final rise--indicated by the question mark--while (2) ends with a fall. Christine Gunlogson's central claim is that the meaning and use of both kinds of sentences must... more...

  • The Phonetics and Phonology of Gutturalsby Amanda Miller-Ockhuizen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book is the first detailed investigation and description of phonotactic sound patterns affecting Khoesan click consonant inventories. It also includes the first quantitative study of phonation types in Khoesan languages, and the first study of phonation types associated with pharyngeal consonants all around. Although bases of OCP constraints have... more...

  • Lenition and Contrastby Naomi Gurevich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book analyzes 153 languages from a large variety of families to establish a previously unexplored relationship between phonetically conditioned sound changes such as lenitions and functional (meaning maintenance related) considerations. Carefully collecting numerous inventories of consonants, this collection is likely to become an important resource... more...

  • Toneby Moira Yip

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    This comprehensive textbook provides a clearly organized introduction to tone and tonal phonology. more...

  • Phonologyby Edmund Gussmann

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00

    This textbook is an introduction to phonology for students which assumes no prior knowledge of this area of linguistics. more...

  • Optimality Theoryby Rene Kager

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 44.00

    First ever textbook on Optimality Theory, a major new area of linguistic theory. more...

  • Phonology and Language Useby Joan Bybee

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00

    Reinvestigates how a speaker/hearer's experience with language affects the representation of phonology. more...

  • The Syllable in Optimality Theoryby Caroline Féry; Ruben van de Vijver

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 56.00

    This 2003 book covers the role of the syllable in Optimality Theory. more...

  • Speech Soundsby Patricia Ashby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Speech Sounds : * helps develop the fundamental skills of the phonetician * investigates the various aspects involved in the production of speech sounds * uses data-based material to reinforce each new concept * includes examples from a wide range of languages * provides dozens of exercises with solutions and cross-references * can... more...

  • Tone Sandhiby Matthew Y. Chen

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 68.00

    This book, first published in 2000, is a most comprehensive analysis of the complex tonal patterns of Chinese languages. more...