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pho·net·ics

(fō-net'iks),
The science of speech and of pronunciation.
Synonym(s): phonology

phonology

(fo-nol'o-je) [ phono- + -logy]
The study of the speech sounds of a particular language at a particular time or place (e.g., 17th-century Mexican Spanish).
See: phonetics
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(68) The simplification of the sound system carried out in Sun's chart according to current Northern literary pronunciation, which was also reflected in Mei's reworking of it, made it appealing to many phonologists. In Mei's version, the "vertical" element of the chart lay in its listing of the initials on the vertical axis, so that syllables with the same initial appeared in the same row.
Leaving aside for the moment the question of the source and articulatory characteristics of the vowels in system I as well as the fact that "the vowel [e] occupies a place [in the] two parallel systems" (1969b: 149), let us look at how generative phonologists have reanalyzed Penny's classification.
Some phonologists such as Clements and Keyser (1983) propose that the boundary of VCV is to be marked as V.CV.
'Cognitive phonologists' also endorse the Cognitive Commitment and the Generalization Commitment (see e.g.
The grammar should hold wide appeal, not just for linguists of various stripes (typologists, syntacticlans, morphologists, semanticists, phonologists), but also for anthropologists.
In such circumstances it may seem strange that neither Jehan le Bel nor even Froissart, whose span of life and work covers amost exactly the lifetimes of Lancaster and Chaucer, shows any hint of subscribing to the modern phonologists' dismissive judgement of the Anglo-French of Henry of Lancaster.
This superb volume belongs in the personal library of scholars of Italian and Romance phonology as well as phonologists in general because it shows how to apply Optimality Theory to the enigmatic and challenging phonological issue of RS in a systematic way.
Child phonologists have proposed that the need to compare and contrast words that differ by a single phoneme during language acquisition (phonological 'neighbours': 'cop', 'cat', 'dot' are all equal neighbours of 'cot') is one of the major sources of pressure for the representation of segmental phonology (which is what pure phonological awareness tasks measure).
Veronica Smart engages in bridge-building between numismatists and phonologists, pointing out some complications in using legends on coins as evidence in dialect research.
Romance phonologists explore the syllable in terms of glides; onset, coda, and cross linguistic aspects; and the notions of stress and weight.
Phonologists and phoneticians have grappled with reading scripts and designing orthographies for unwritten languages as technical challenges, but until now few have considered the social implications of nuts-and-bolts scripts and orthography themselves.