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LINGUIST List 16.1990

Tue Jun 28 2005

Qs: French Frequency Counts; /s/-Weakening in Spanish

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        1.    Jennifer Culbertson, French Frequency Counts
        2.    Karen Miller, /s/-Weakening in Spanish


Message 1: French Frequency Counts
Date: 28-Jun-2005
From: Jennifer Culbertson <Jennifer_Culbertsonbrown.edu>
Subject: French Frequency Counts


Dear Linguist List colleagues,

Does anyone happen to know where I might find frequency counts for French
phonemes by position? I'm particularly interested in frequencies of
singleton onsets/codas and word-initial/final clusters. I have been looking
at Wioland (1985), but I'd appreciate additional references.

Thanks in advance,
Jenny


Jennifer Culbertson
Research Technician
Department of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
                            Phonology

Message 2: /s/-Weakening in Spanish
Date: 26-Jun-2005
From: Karen Miller <mille735msu.edu>
Subject: /s/-Weakening in Spanish


I am trying to find out whether the following speakers of Spanish aspirate
and/or omit syllable final /s/. Also, if you have any references to
research looking at s-weakening in any of these groups, I'd be interested
in getting them sent to me.

Speakers of Spanish from:

1. Mexian descendents in San Diego, California
2. La Coruna, Spain in Galicia
3. The city of Guzman in the state of Jalisco, Mexico
4. The Canary Islands
5. Madrid, Spain

Thanks!

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology



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