affrication


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the conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate

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Pak, Tae-Yong 1972 "Position and affrication in Northumbrian Old English", Linguistics 82: 52-62.
That is, motivated by prestige and upward mobility, lower class women try to imitate the speech of the upper class but miss the target and end up with affrication rather than frication.
The high back vowel [u] (= [w] in a narrow transcription) causes affrication of the preceding alveolar stop, thus /kat-u/ 'win' (pres.
Fongbe dialect of Gbe affrication (Lefebvre and Brousseau 2002: 21) b.
Like Hawaian, this language has no underlying glide, but the authors do not explicitly state that the [j] that arises due to glide formation (1992: 25) feeds affrication.
West Slavic (Carlton 1990) affrication, spirantization b.
In the first of these languages the assibilation was an affrication that went into effect before high vowels and in the final three it was an assibilation triggered by /i/.
Clements states that for a language to develop a rule of affrication or posteriorization, the frication noise has to be "reassigned" to the initial stop segment (1999: 288).
spirantization with [s], affrication with [ts] and posteriorization with [t[?
Although we are primarily interested in affrications and spirantizations (because these processes are not as well studied as posteriorizations) we include posteriorizations in the typology we posit below for three reasons.
affrications, spirantizations and posteriorizations.
A possible reason for the lack of spirantizations and affrications in Australian languages might be that the typical Australian language does not have fricatives or affricates (i.
For the sake of completeness, there are further minor cases of allomorphy, namely: (i) root-based derivations, possibly also requiring the already mentioned affrication rule: gest-ire [right arrow] gestione 'management', adott-are [right arrow] adozione 'adoption'; (ii) a handful of derivatives from the verbal theme with a further allomorph -gione: impiccare [right arrow] impiccagione 'hanging', guari-re [right arrow] guarigione 'recovery'.
Clive Holes, "Kashkasha and the Fronting and Affrication of the Velar Stops Revisited: A Contribution to the Historical Phonology of the Peninsular Arabic Dialects" (pp.
For instance, palatalization on coronals or velars easily gives rise to affrication, with concomitant shift to palato-alveolar place of articulation.