341 Chapter 5

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341 Chapter 5
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2012-06-28 22:05:34
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  1. suprasegmentals
    above the word; the pitch changing over the word

    • tone
    • stress
    • intonation
  2. tone
    • unique pitch contour on a syllable
    • like in Chinese
  3. stress
    • a greater amplitude with sounds waves and muscle exertion on a syllable
    • English is a stressed language 
    • changing the stress in the word changes the meaning 
  4. intonation
    • like tone; pitch contour over the entire utterance rather than just a syllable.  
    • ex- Is the chair red? rises at the end  
  5. Phonological Process
    • Assimilation
    • Deletion
    • Epenthesis
    • Apheresis  
  6. Assimilation
    • when two sounds become alike
    • would you (wudju) 
  7. epenthesis
    adding a sound that isn't there
  8. Deletion
    • when a sound is deleted
    • friendship (frenship)
  9. apheresis
    • deletion of an unstressed schwa at the beginning of a word
    • saying bout for about 

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