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  Phonology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phonology (Greek phonē = voice/sound and logos = word/speech), is a subfield of linguistics which studies the sound system of a specific language (or languages).
In this view, phonology is based on a set of universal phonological processes which interact with one another; which ones are active and which are suppressed are language-specific.
Government Phonology, which originated in the early 1980s as an attempt to unify theoretical notions of syntactic and phonological structures, is based on the notion that all languages necessarily follow a small set of principles and vary according to their selection of certain binary parameters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phonology   (2043 words)

 SIL Bibliography: Phonology
Hollenbach, Barbara E. The phonology and morphology of tone and laryngeals in Copala Trique.
"The phonology of the velar glide in Axininca Campa."
Steven, Lee A. The phonology of Roma, an Austronesian language of eastern Indonesia.
www.ethnologue.com /show_subject.asp?code=PHO   (4722 words)

 What is phonology?
Phonology is the study of how sounds are organized and used in natural languages.
Phonology is just one of several aspects of language.
In non-linear models of phonology, a stream of speech is represented as multidimensional, not simply as a linear sequence of sound segments.
www.sil.org /linguistics/GlossaryOfLinguisticTerms/WhatIsPhonology.htm   (233 words)

The study of phonology is the study of the patterned interaction of speech sounds.
One of the goals of phonology is to describe the rules or conditions on sounds and sound structures that are possible in particular languages.
One of the goals of phonology is to define the space of possible sounds and sound structures that all human languages draw from.
www.ic.arizona.edu /~lsp/Phonology.html   (511 words)

Phonology is the study of the sound system of languages.
Phonology as an explicit subject of detailed study is not compulsory for students taking Advanced level courses in English Language.
In written exams, you may want to comment on some features of phonology in explaining example language data - these may be presented to you on the exam paper, or may be your own examples, which illustrate, say, some point about language change, language acquisition or sociolinguistics.
www.universalteacher.org.uk /lang/phonology.htm   (8571 words)

 Phonology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Designed to be timeless, Phonology completely redefined the common concept of its genre and is far more than only a worthy illustration of
Phonology requires a Risc PC with at least 4MB of RAM, 1MB of VRAM and a multiscan monitor.
Phonology has been designed in the summer of 1995 and was nearly completed in November.
xm-arts.de /phonology.html   (159 words)

 Amazon.com: Phonology : An Introduction to Basic Concepts (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics): Books: Roger Lass,S. R. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Phonology in the Twentieth Century : Theories of Rules and Theories of Representations by Stephen R. Anderson
The student of phonology is currently faced with a number of major and apparently competing theories, and the textbook writer who genuinely wishes to confront these questions is faced with the task of assessing the contribution each theory can make, while avoiding the merely fashionable or ephemeral in this contentious and evolving discipline.
Phonology, broadly speaking, is that subdiscipline within linguistics concerned with 'the sounds of language'.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521281830?v=glance   (797 words)

 Shanghai Dialect Phonology
Wu Chinese phonology (including Shanghainese) is quite different from Mandarin and Cantonese.
The phonology presented below is that of the widely perceived modern standard for Shanghainese (Middle Shanghainese, or Standard Shanghainese), with speakers between 20 to 60 years of age.
New (Youth) Shanghainese is nearly identical to Standard Shanghainese, except it has merged a few vowels together (which will be explained in the Vowel section).
www.zanhei.com /consonant.html   (1002 words)

 Interfacing Phonology with LFG
This interaction between phonology and other aspects of the grammar, including syntax, information structure, and semantics, has also clearly been attested in the analysis of clitic placement (e.g., Halpern 1992) and will be explored here with regard to complex predicates and focus in Bengali.
Selkirk 1986, Hayes 1990 and others have argued that the only influence of syntax on phonology is in determining the prosodic structure of the string and that syntax has no other direct effect on phonology.
We argue that such regroupings are resolved in the relationship between p-structure and the phonology, in a fashion similar to the remappings that occur with quantifiers between s-structure and the semantics (Dalrymple, Lamping, Pereira, and Saraswat 1997).
csli-publications.stanford.edu /LFG/3/butt-king/butt-king.html   (5043 words)

 LSA.211 | Loanword Phonology
With the conceptual shift from rules to a constraints and repair model of sound change, loanword phonology has emerged as a topic of considerable interest.
Because inputs of considerable diversity and complexity can be devised, loanword phonology takes on the status of an experiment of nature in allowing us to probe phonological competence.
In a significant number of cases adapters converge on a repair strategy that lacks a precedent in the native system and sometimes may even contradict L1 repairs, raising serious learnability puzzles.
web.mit.edu /lsa2005/courses/descriptions/211.html   (224 words)

 Introducing Phonology - Cambridge University Press
Through over sixty graded exercises, students are encouraged to make their own analyses of phonological patterns and processes, based on extensive data and problems sets from a wide variety of languages.
Introducing Phonology equips students with the essential analytical skills needed for further study in the field, such as how to think critically and discover generalizations about data, how to formulate hypotheses, and how to test them.
Providing a solid foundation in both the theory and practice of phonology, it is set to become the leading text for any introductory course, and will be invaluable to all students beginning to study the discipline.
www.cambridge.org /uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521534046   (383 words)

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The quest for a nonderivational theory of phonology, which should be limited in scope to eliminating rule ordering within a cycle, has erroneously been taken to entail endeavoring to eliminate cyclic phonology as well.
In Jacques Durand and Francis Katamba (eds.), Frontiers of phonology: atoms, structures, derivations.
In Lexical Phonology terms, this contrast is accounted by invoking a pre-affixal stem cycle in one case but not the other.
roa.rutgers.edu /files/122-0496/roa-122-orgun-2.doc   (4239 words)

 LING 101: Phonology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The predictable aspects of pronunciation (here [nasal] in vowels) are added by the rules in the phonology of the language.
The choice of zero or [ə̃n] is handled in the Morphology, because it is not predictable from the speech sounds.
The choice of [s], [z] or [əz] is handled in the Phonology, because it is predictable from the speech sounds.
www.ling.udel.edu /idsardi/101/notes/phonology.html   (3188 words)

 phonology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It is distinguished from phonetics, which is the study of the production, perception, and physical properties of speech sounds; phonology attempts to account for how they are combined, organized, and convey meaning in particular languages.
In phonology, speech sounds are analyzed into phonemes, the smallest units of sound that can change the meaning of a word.
A phoneme may have several allophones, related sounds that are distinct but do not change the meaning of a word when they are interchanged.
www.bartleby.com /65/ph/phonolog.html   (231 words)

 Review: Modern Cantonese Phonology
Modern Cantonese Phonology by Robert S. Bauer and Paul K. Benedict is the first comprehensive, English-language publication on Cantonese (Yue dialect) phonology since [Yue-] Hashimoto's Phonology of Cantonese (1972), published a quarter of a century ago and long out of print.
The bulk of the remaining half of Chapter 3 is an extremely detailed and systematic study of English loanwords in Cantonese.
CHAN, Marjorie K.M. Zhong-shan Phonology: A Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis of a Yue (Cantonese) Dialect.
people.cohums.ohio-state.edu /chan9/pubn/bauer-rev.htm   (3144 words)

 Phonology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The phonology of language tells us how sounds fit together in words.
Children who have phonological processing disorders have not learned the rules for how sounds fit together to make words, and use certain processes to simplify words.
There are other tests for phonology available, but the Hodson is the most widely used.
www.lisle.dupage.k12.il.us /maciejewski/phonology.htm   (299 words)

 Technorati Tag: phonology
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 Language Sounds and Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first half of term will be an introduction to phonetics, taught by Mike Davenport; the second half an introduction to phonology, taught by S.J. Hannahs.
The second part of the course will examine the basics of phonology, starting with the question of how phonology is different from phonetics and considering some of the non-phonetic bases of phonology.
From there we will turn to the distribution of speech sounds, phonological relationships, phonological analysis, rules and rule interaction, finishing with an overview of the Generative Phonology model presented by Chomsky and Halle in their 1968 book The Sound Pattern of English.
www.dur.ac.uk /Linguistics/syllabi/phon1.html   (376 words)

 On-Line Phonology course   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This course has been designed as a self-access course for all those interested in learning the script and identifying the sounds of the phonology of R.P. (Received Pronunciation).
It is designed as a teaching aid rather than as a definitive study of phonology and, as such, sacrifices detail in favour of clarity and ease of understanding.
Useful phonology and phonetics links Allows you to find other useful material on the WWW to aid any further study.
www.celt.stir.ac.uk /staff/HIGDOX/STEPHEN/PHONO/PHONOLG.HTM   (455 words)

 Phonology section index
This is a section of the site connected to phonology.
It consists of awareness for teachers as well as practical ideas to help develop students' listening and pronunciation in the classroom.
An intro to rhythm and autonomy + phonology
www.developingteachers.com /phonology/phonology.htm   (126 words)

Overview of phonology, morphology, syntax, and history of Germanic languages and people, both ancient and modern.
Social variation in the phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicon of languages and dialects.
LING 451 Phonology I (5) I&S/VLPA Hargus, Kaisse
www.washington.edu /students/crscat/ling.html   (2962 words)

This is a six part reflective introduction to phonology, which hopefully captures the wonders of our language in use and encourages you to
There is also a link to the answer key and a commentary.
An excellent introduction to phonology by Stephen Luscombe - covers just about everything and is the best I've found on the Net.
www.philseflsupport.com /phonology.htm   (255 words)

 LING 531A: Phonology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is the first course in a two-part graduate survey series in phonology (the second course is 531B, offered in spring).
The focus of 531A is segmental and featural phonology; the focus of 531B is syllabic, metrical, and prosodic phonology.
The 531AB course sequence is intended to provide you with the background necessary for (I) reading and understanding current and past published work, and (ii) beginning to carry out your own research.
www.usc.edu /dept/LAS/linguistics/531a_fa00.htm   (361 words)

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www.uga.edu /lsava/Topics/Phonology/Phonology.html   (72 words)

 Phonology Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From Stirling University in U.K. Learn about phonology and RP (Received Pronunciation, i.e., "Queen's English").
Wanna learn why the diphthongs in "knife" and "loud" sound the way they do in Canadian English?
"The lab is focused on research and instruction pertaining to acoustic phonetics, phonology, speech sciences and technology." Description from site.
www.utexas.edu /courses/linguistics/resources/phonology   (52 words)

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