The Sounds of the World's Languages / Edition 1

The Sounds of the World's Languages / Edition 1

by Peter Ladefoged, Ian Maddieson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631198156

ISBN-13: 9780631198154

Pub. Date: 02/13/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This book describes all the known ways in which the sounds of the world's languages differ. Encapsulating the work of two leading figures in the field, it will be a standard work of reference for researchers in phonetics, linguistics and speech science for many years to come. The scope of the book is truly global, with data drawn from nearly 400 languages, many of

Overview

This book describes all the known ways in which the sounds of the world's languages differ. Encapsulating the work of two leading figures in the field, it will be a standard work of reference for researchers in phonetics, linguistics and speech science for many years to come. The scope of the book is truly global, with data drawn from nearly 400 languages, many of them investigated at first hand by the authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631198154
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/13/1996
Series:
Phonological Theory Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
6.78(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.05(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Acknowledgments.

1. The Sounds of the World's Languages.

2. Places of Articulation.

3. Stops.

4. Nasals and Nasalized Consonants.

5. Fricatives.

6. Laterals.

7. Rhotics.

8. Clicks.

9. Vowels.

10. Multiple Articulatory Gestures.

References.

Index.

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