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Query:   Writing Systems
Author:  Benedetta Bassetti benedetta
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Writing Systems

Summary:   DEAR LINGUISTS,

I RECENTLY POSTED A QUERY (LINGUIST 14.92)REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF
WRITING SYSTEMS ON METALINGUISTIC AWARENESS.

I AM VERY GRATEFUL TO ALL THE LINGUISTS WHO REPLIED TO ME: Z. S. BOND,
JOAQUIM BRANDAO DE CARVALHO, SUSAN BURT, PETER DANIELS, MARY ERBAUGH,
KATHRYN HANSEN, GEOFFREY NATHAN, GEOFFREY SAMPSON, RICHARD SPROAT,
PETE UNSETH, ANN WEHMEYER, SHERI WELLS AND GHIL`AD ZUCKERMANN.

I ASKED THREE QUESTIONS. THE ANSWERS I RECEIVED ARE BELOW (IN
ALPHABETICAL ORDER).

QUESTION 1) WHO PROPOSED THAT WRITING SYSTEMS AFFECT THE LINGUISTIC
ANAALYSIS OF THE FOLK LINGUIST AND/OR THE PROFESSIONAL LINGUIST?

ANSWERS:
A)

A CLASSIC SOURCE IS: L? H. (1969). DIE ALPHABETSCHRIFT UND DAS
PROBLEM DER LAUTSEGMENTIERUNG. PHONETICA 20, 147-176. CAO XUAN HAO
(1985). PHONOLOGIE ET LINARIT鮠R馬EXIONS CRITIQUES SUR LES
POSTULATS DE LA PHONOLOGIE CONTEMPORAINE. SELAF. (CONTAINS A SUMMARY
OF L? ENCREV鬠P. (1988). LA LIAISON AVEC ET SANS
ENCHAINEMENT. PHONOLOGIE TRIDIMENSIONNELLE ET USAGES DU
FRAN硩S. SEUIL. [ESPECIALLY P. 280 FF.] (JOAQUIM BRANDAO DE
CARVALHO)

B)
- THE FOLK LINGUIST:
M. O'CONNOR,

LL Issue: 14.289
Date Posted: 28-Jan-2003
Original Query: Read original query