The Special Status of Coronals: Internal and External Evidence - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125449663, 9781483219325

The Special Status of Coronals: Internal and External Evidence

1st Edition

Phonetics and Phonology, Vol. 2

Editors: Carole Paradis Jean-François Prunet
eBook ISBN: 9781483219325
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th February 1991
Page Count: 250
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Description

Phonetics and Phonology, Volume 2: The Special Status of Coronals: Internal and External Evidence contains a phonetic survey of coronal articulations and discusses many aspects of the phonological behavior of coronals as opposed to noncoronals.

This book discusses the asymmetry and visibility in consonant articulations, coronal places of articulation, and underspecification of coronals in English. The cluster condition in Attic Greek, palatalization and representation of coronal, and relationship between laterality and coronality are also elaborated. This publication likewise covers the cross-linguistic survey of consonant harmony, coronals in child phonology, and coronal transparency in vowel spreading.

This volume is intended for graduate students and scholars interested in phonology, phonetics, general linguistics, psycholinguistics, or language pathology.

Table of Contents


Contributors


Foreword


Preface


Introduction: Asymmetry and Visibility in Consonant Articulations


1. Background


2. Central Concepts


3. On the Special Status of Coronals


4. Some Theoretical Implications


5. Conclusion


References


Coronal Places of Articulation


1. Introduction


2. Terminology


3. Descriptions of Coronals


4. Features Proposed for Coronals


5. Discussion


References


Coronals and the Phonotactics of Nonadjacent Consonants in English


1. Introduction


2. Distinguishing MSCs from SSCs


3. The Underspecification of Coronals in English


References


Coronals, Consonant Clusters, and the Coda Condition


1. Introduction


2. The Special Behavior of Coronals: English


3. The Special Behavior of Coronals: Menomini


4. The Cluster Condition: Diola Fogny


5. Coronals Again: The Cluster Condition in Attic Greek


6. The Coda Condition and Place Features: Japanese


7. A Mixed Case: Finnish


8. Issues in Underspecification


9. Conclusions


References


Palatalization and Coronality


1. Introduction


2. Palatalization and the Representation of Coronal


3. An Alternative Solution


4. Palatalization and Secondary Articulation


5. Conclusion


References


On the Relationship between Laterality and Coronality


1. Introduction


2. Assumptions


3. The SV Hypothesis


4. The Coronal Properties


5. Conclusion


References


Consonant Harmony Systems: The Special Status of Coronal Harmony


1. Introductio

Details

No. of pages:
250
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483219325

About the Editor

Carole Paradis

Affiliations and Expertise

Département de langues et linguistique, Université Laval, Québec, Canada

Jean-François Prunet

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