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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Consonant Strength: Phonological Patterns and Phonetic Manifestations
Written By: Lisa M Lavoie
Series Title: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

This book is a detailed examination of the phonetics and phonology of consonant strength, drawing data from parallel acoustic and articulatory studies of English and Spanish, as well as a cross-linguistic survey of lenition and fortition. This book will be of interest to scholars of phonology, phonetics, and the phonetics-phonology interface. It includes a detailed discussion of methodology, as well As illustrative spectrograms and palatograms.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0815340443
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 214
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