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Department
Linguistics
Course
LIN229H1
Professor
Rohany- Rahbar
Semester
Winter

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LECTURE 10 March, 30 2011 Phonological typology and naturalness 1. Inventory a. Some segments more common than others - Can determine a typology of the language, to seewhat is natural and what is not - Some segments very common across languages o Other segments much rarer o MARKEDNESS: pattern or segment is very common, then UNMARKED CV is unmarked CCCCCVVCC is marked = uncommon, unnatural, rare Not a either or choice but a SCALE - Implicational relation o With have oral vowels, not sure if nasal vowels are there or not o With nasal vowels, KNOW that oral vowels also in inventory - Languages have secondary articulation o Rounding most common; then palatalization - Stops found in all language - Fricatives also there, but c
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