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|ISBN:||0198700296 9780198700296 0198237979 9780198237976|
|Description:||XIII, 368 S. : graph. Darst.|
|Contents:||1. Some Basic Ideas ; The sounds of English; Characterizing the sounds of English; Phonological generalizations; Treating phonological generalizations; Optimality Theory; Further reading ; 2. Syllables ; Intuitive evidence for the syllable; Distributional evidence for a syllable; A general theory of the syllable; Further reading ; 3. English Syllables: margins and consonants ; Word onsets; Word-final clusters; Medial clusters; Clusters vs. margins; Linear restrictions;Summary; Further reading ; 4. English syllables: peaks and moras ; Vowels and diphthongs; Co-occurrence restrictions; Mora-based restrictions; Syllabic consonants and [r]; Summary; Further reading ; 5. Stress, Accent, and Feet ; What is stress?; What is a metrical foot?; Intuitive evidence for the foot; Distributional evidence for the foot; General theory of the foot; Further reading ; 6. Syllables and Stress ; Basic distributional regularities; The analysis; Summary; Further reading ; 7. The Rightmost Stress ; Review of previous results; The basic analysis; The role of syllable weight; Other nominal stress patterns; Final syllables; Verbs and adjectives; Summary; Further reading ; 8. Other Stresses ; Other stresses; Long vowels; Nonfinal primary stress; Morphemes and feet; Summary; Further reading ; 9 ; Some remaining issues; Statistics; Russian; Remaining issues; Further reading ; References|
|Series Title:||The phonology of the world's languages; Oxford linguistics|
... a handy source source of reference for the phonotactics and stress patterns of General American. Journal of Linguistics, Cambridge University Press Volume 36 2000 This book presents a detailed