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Academic Paper

Title: Acoustic anaylsis of aspirated stop consonants in San Giovanni in Fiore's dialect
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Author: Luciano Romito
Institution: Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Author: Maria Assunta Ciardullo
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Institution: University of Calabria
Author: Andrea Tarasi
Institution: University of Calabria
Linguistic Field: Phonetics; Phonology
Subject Language: Italian
Abstract: The goal o this study is the acoustical analysis o aspirated voiceless stops /t k/ preceded y /n/ produced by the speakers of San Giovanni in Fiore, a small town of Calabria. Even though dialectological studies include this village in the second dialectal area o the Calabrian region, aspirated voiceless stops realized by speakers of San Giovanni in Fiore contrast with this idea. In fact, its dialect comes to be more similar with the phonetic features (i.e. aspiration) of the areas of Catanzaro and Reggio Calabria. After the measurement of the durations of the stops elicited, the analytic section investigates the phenomenon of aspiration that forces us to reconsider traditional isoglosses in order to put San Giovanni in Fiore in its proper dialectological place.
Type: Collection
Status: Completed
Venue: Proceedings of the XI National Conference of AISV (Associazione Italiana Scienze della Voce)
Publication Info: Vayra, M., Avesani, C. & Tamburini F. (Eds.) (2015). Il farsi e disfarsi del linguaggio. Acquisizione, mutamento e destrutturazione della struttura sonora del linguaggio/Language acquisition and language loss. Acquisition, change and disorders of the language sound structure, Milano: AISV.Italian Volume Code is: 978-88-97657-11-8.DOI: 10.17469/O2101AISV000011
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