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Patterns of sounds

Author: Ian Maddieson; Sandra Ferrari Disner
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge studies in speech science and communication
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Digit. pr. versionView all editions and formats

Patterns of Sounds describes the frequency and distributional patterns of the phonemic sounds in a large and representative sample of the world's languages. The results are based on UPSID, a computer  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Maddieson; Sandra Ferrari Disner
ISBN: 9780521113267 0521113261 9780521265362 0521265363
OCLC Number: 602909429
Notes: Originally published 1984.
Description: 422 Seiten.
Contents: Preface; 1. The size and structure of phonological inventories; 2. Stops and affricates; 3. Fricatives; 4. Nasals; 5. Liquids; 6. Vocoid approximants; 7. Glottalic and laryngealized consonants; 8. Vowels; 9. Insights on vowel spacing; 10. The design of the UCLA Phonological Segment Inventory Database' Indices.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in speech science and communication
Responsibility: by Ian Maddieson with a chapter contrib. by Sandra Ferrari Disner.
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