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the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes

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(68) The simplification of the sound system carried out in Sun's chart according to current Northern literary pronunciation, which was also reflected in Mei's reworking of it, made it appealing to many phonologists. In Mei's version, the "vertical" element of the chart lay in its listing of the initials on the vertical axis, so that syllables with the same initial appeared in the same row.
Some phonologists such as Clements and Keyser (1983) propose that the boundary of VCV is to be marked as V.CV.
(17) "Mental ears" do not relegate us to the dominion of performative sonority, nor do they elevate us into the paramount abstraction of inferred ideas and beliefs: they are an intense hybrid and I treat them as the essential equipment for reading poetry in today's post-traditional world space, and also as required attentional receptors for the professional phonologist, as indeed they were for the philologists of previous eras.
This chapter ends with a reference to the work of the document analyst and makes an insightful distinction between graphologists (grafologos, in Spanish), not equivalent to phonologists as the term seems to imply, and handwriting analysts (caligrafos, in Spanish), which is useful in the Spanish context to understand which of these areas falls within the scope of Forensic Linguistics and which is less scientifically grounded.
The fragments of Karl Luick's Historische Grammatik der englischen Sprache published during his lifetime which contained an account of the development of English vowels and diphthongs have long served as a theoretical source successfully exploited by a host of historical phonologists. Much less known is the final part of the grammar dealing with consonants, edited and published a few years aider Luick's death by Friedrich Wild and Herbert Koziol (1940).
(13.) For those phonologists unhappy about stating prosodic constraints over morphologically-defined units as opposed to those defined in pure phonological terms, it would of course be possible to translate this constraint by making all roots a possible domain over which feet can be constructed (whereas affixes do not inherently constitute feet), and then stating the bimoraic minimum as a constraint on feet.
For some reason, the prosody of Meadow Mari has attracted the attention of several phonologists, who have offered differing theoretical interpretations of its structure.
'Cognitive phonologists' also endorse the Cognitive Commitment and the Generalization Commitment (see e.g.
The grammar should hold wide appeal, not just for linguists of various stripes (typologists, syntacticlans, morphologists, semanticists, phonologists), but also for anthropologists.
In such circumstances it may seem strange that neither Jehan le Bel nor even Froissart, whose span of life and work covers amost exactly the lifetimes of Lancaster and Chaucer, shows any hint of subscribing to the modern phonologists' dismissive judgement of the Anglo-French of Henry of Lancaster.
This superb volume belongs in the personal library of scholars of Italian and Romance phonology as well as phonologists in general because it shows how to apply Optimality Theory to the enigmatic and challenging phonological issue of RS in a systematic way.
Child phonologists have proposed that the need to compare and contrast words that differ by a single phoneme during language acquisition (phonological 'neighbours': 'cop', 'cat', 'dot' are all equal neighbours of 'cot') is one of the major sources of pressure for the representation of segmental phonology (which is what pure phonological awareness tasks measure).
Veronica Smart engages in bridge-building between numismatists and phonologists, pointing out some complications in using legends on coins as evidence in dialect research.