LINGUIST List 25.2629

Wed Jun 18 2014

FYI: Syllabification of 4990 English Words

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>


Date: 16-Jun-2014
From: David Eddington <eddingtonbyu.edu>
Subject: Syllabification of 4990 English Words
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This database contains 4990 bisyllabic English words which were syllabified by an average of 22 native English speakers.

It may be downloaded at:

http://linguistics.byu.edu/faculty/eddingtond/BYU%20Syllabification%20Survey.xls

Details about how the syllabifications were elicited may be found in:

Eddington, David, Rebecca Treiman, and Dirk Elzinga. 2013. Syllabification of American English: Evidence from a Large-scale Experiment Part I, Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 20. 45-67.

Eddington, David, Rebecca Treiman, and Dirk Elzinga. 2013. Syllabification of American English: Evidence from a Large-scale Experiment Part II, Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 20. 75-93.

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Page Updated: 18-Jun-2014