Preliminaries to Linguistic Phonetics

Preliminaries to Linguistic Phonetics

by Peter Ladefoged
     
 

This book is about some of the phonetic events that occur in the languages of the world. The data described consist mainly of contrasts observable at the systematic phonetic level in a wide variety of languages. See more details below

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This book is about some of the phonetic events that occur in the languages of the world. The data described consist mainly of contrasts observable at the systematic phonetic level in a wide variety of languages.

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ISBN-13:
9780226467870
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/28/1980
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.31(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1. Introduction
2. The Phonation Process
3. The Airstream Process
4. The Oro-nasal Process
5. Places of Articulation
6. Manners of Articulation
7. Secondary Articulation
8. Vowels
9. Prosodic Features
10. Feature Systems
Bibliography
Subject Index
Language Index
Consonant Chart

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