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Tue Nov 19 2013

Books: Rhotics: Spreafico, Vietti (Eds)

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Date: 14-Nov-2013
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Subject: Rhotics: Spreafico, Vietti (Eds)
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Title: Rhotics Subtitle: New Data and Perspectives Published: 2013 Publisher: Bozen-Bolzano University Press

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Editor: Lorenzo Spreafico Editor: Alessandro Vietti Paperback: ISBN: 9788860460554 Pages: 276 Price: Europe EURO 36.00

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.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition                             Phonetics                             Phonology                             Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Bavarian (bar)                             Comorian, Ngazidja (zdj)                             English (eng)                             French (fra)                             German (deu)                             Greek, Modern (ell)                             Hebrew (heb)                             Italian (ita)                             Malayalam (mal)                             Romanian (ron)                             Slovak (slk)                             Vlaams (vls)
Written In: English (eng)

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