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Title: Rhotics
Subtitle: New Data and Perspectives
Edited By: Lorenzo Spreafico
Alessandro Vietti
URL: http://bupress.unibz.it/en/rhotics-new-data-and-perspectives.html
Description:

This book provides an insight into the patterns of variation and change of rhotics in different languages and from a variety of perspectives. It sheds light on the phonetics, the phonology, the socio-linguistics and the acquisition of /r/-sounds in languages as diverse as Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Kuikuro, Malayalam, Romanian, Slovak, Tyrolean and Washili Shingazidja thus contributing to the discussion on the unity and uniqueness of this group of sounds.

Authors are: Mary Baltazani, Štefan Beňuš, Hélène Blondeau, Lasse Bombien, Evan-Gary Cohen, Philip Hoole, Ghada Khattab, Katerina Nicolaidis, Cédric Patin, Marianne Pouplier, Reenu Punnoose, María Riera, Antonio Romano, Joaquín Romero, Gillian Sankoff, Carmen-Florina Savu, James M. Scobbie, Lorenzo Spreafico, Nasir A. Syed, Evie Tops, Marijn van ’t Veer, Roeland van Hout, Hans Van de Velde, Alessandro Vietti.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Bozen-Bolzano University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Bavarian
English
French
German
Greek, Modern
Hebrew
Italian
Malayalam
Romanian
Slovak
Comorian, Ngazidja
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788860460554
Pages: 276
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