LINGUIST List 15.544

Wed Feb 11 2004

Qs: Phonetics Term; Vocalic Processes Arabic

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  1. James Scobbie, Phonetics term for "equi-strictural"
  2. Melissa Barkat, References on vocalic processes in Arabic

Message 1: Phonetics term for "equi-strictural"

Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 06:10:01 -0500 (EST)
From: James Scobbie <jscobbieqmuc.ac.uk>
Subject: Phonetics term for "equi-strictural"

Is there a generally accepted term for a sequence of like manner of
articulation, as ''homorganic'' means a sequence of like place?
''Diphthong'' is close but is limited to vowels.

For example, what term could be used to include tauto or
heterosyllabic sequences like [hs] [fx] [tk] [ao] [rl] [wj] [mn]?

I am uncertain whether nasal-oral stop sequences should be included or
excluded in this term. Similarly, central-lateral approximant
sequences. This is because manner is similar but not identical to
stricture.

I think it would be best to exclude geminates as a special case, as
they are a special case of homorganic sequences.

Please email with ideas.

Citations to literature preferable, or good neologisms, and I'll post replies.
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Message 2: References on vocalic processes in Arabic

Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 12:24:30 +0100
From: Melissa Barkat <Melissa.Barkatuniv-lyon2.fr>
Subject: References on vocalic processes in Arabic


Dear Colleagues,

I am in the process of writing 6 entries for the Encyclopedia of
Arabic Language and Linguistics dealing with vowel backing ; vowel
elision ; vowel fronting ; vowel lowering ; vowel raising and vowel
reduction .

Any references, suggestions, citations, etc., would be most appreciated.

Please send info to me directly at melissa.barkatuniv-lyon2.fr

Many thanks,

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