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Query:   French 'r', Spanish 'rr'
Author:  Jen Mah
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Phonetics

Summary:   About a week ago I posted a question about existing work done on the representation of French 'r' and Spanish 'rr' using Feature Geometry. As promised, here is the list of references I received. Many thanks to Travis Bradley and Adam Werle for bringing these to my attention.

Bakovic, Eric. 1994. Strong onsets and Spanish fortition. In MIT working papers in linguistics 23, edited by C. Giordano and D. Ardron:21-39.

Bradley, Travis G. 2001. The phonetics and phonology of rhotic duration contrast and neutralization: Doctoral dissertation, Pennsylvania State University.

Colantoni, Laura. 2001. Mergers, Chain Shifts, and Dissimilatory Processes: Palatals and rhotics in Argentine Spanish. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota.

Inouye, Susan. 1995. Trills, taps and stops in contrast and variation: Doctoral dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles.

Mateus, Maria Helena, and Ernesto d'Andrade. 2000. The phonology of Portuguese (The Phonology of the World's Languages). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Russell Webb, Eric. 2002. Lenition, elision, epenthesis and the variable nature of French [R]. Ms., Western Michigan University.

Steriade, Donca. 1992. Complex onsets as single segments. Proceedings of Phonology Conference, University of Illinois-Urbana, J. Cole & C. Kisseberth (eds). Stanford: CSLI.

Steriade, Donca. 1993. Closure, release, and nasal contours. Phonetics and Phonology 5, Marie K. Huffman & Rena A Krakow (eds.). San Diego: Academic Press, 401-470.

Walsh Dickey, Laura. 1997. The phonology of liquids. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Jen Mah
MA Student
Department of Linguistics
University of Calgar

LL Issue: 14.652
Date Posted: 06-Mar-2003
Original Query: Read original query


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