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phonetics sonority linguistics terminology
In a syllable... what can/'t English words lack?
can lack onset, coda, but NOT the nucleus
In a syllable... what is rime?
whatever isn't the onset
what makes stress higher pitched In a syllable?
more air passes through
what is the only sound that cannot start an english word?
what is the only sound that cannot be syllable final?
whats the difference between phonemic and phonetic
phonetic=production phonemic=how they're arranged
velum lowers air escapes through nasal cavity
what do dialects really vary in?
when are stops lengthened?
as geminates across word boundaries
when are stops devoiced?
in final position, when followed by vs segment
which stops can be released laterally when following /l/
when can stops be deleted?
/t/ /d/ are deleted in an unstressed syllable, followed by a heterosyllabic sound
what sounds get rounded before a rounded vowel