Browsing Volume 13, Fall 1987 by Subject "Phonology"
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- ItemOpen AccessCalgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 13, Fall 1987(University of Calgary, 1987-09) Ayotte, Heather; Hildebrand, Joyce LThis is the thirteenth in the series of working papers published by LOGOS, the student Linguistics Society at the University of Calgary. These papers represent current work in progress of students and faculty members and as such should not be considered in any way final or definitive. Appearance of papers in this volume does not preclude their publication in another form elsewhere.
- ItemOpen AccessNuclear phonology and aspiration and flapping in English*(University of Calgary, 1987-09) Murray, Robert WLinguists have long been preoccupied with the idea of proposing universal principles of syllable structure that would, in particular, predict the position of the nucleus and the syllable boundaries in a given sequence of segments. Various approaches to this problem have been proposed including those based on the relative phonological strength of the segments (cf. Hooper 1976) and the distributional approach which attempts to relate word internal syllable boundaries with word initial and word final boundaries (cf. Kuryłowicz 1960).
- ItemOpen AccessSeville pronunciation: the phonetics and phonology of 'aspirated S'(University of Calgary, 1987-09) Izzo, Herbert JIt is generally assumed that the phonology of Andalusian (and therefore of Sevillian) Spanish is readily derivable from that of standard Castllian by the application of a few simple rules. My investigations in the Province of Seville. carried out in 1981 and 1983. have shown not only that the above rules are oversimplifications, but also that there are additional differences that cannot be accounted for by strictly phonological rules.