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The French foot revisited
Abstract This article aims to re-evaluate the relevance of the foot in French. After a critical review of the literature on the subject, with reference to both adult and child language, we argue thatExpand
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The Initial Position in Southern French : Elision , Suppletion , Emergence
Although there is a body of literature on Southern French (SF hereafter, see Brun 1931; Durand 1976; Durand et al. 1987; Séguy 1951 inter alia) many aspects of its phonology still remain unexplored.Expand
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Schwa and the loi de position in Southern French
This paper investigates the alternation of mid-open and mid-close vowels in southern French, a pattern known as the loi de position , and its relation to schwa. I offer a critical survey of the mainExpand
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Observations on the phonetic realization of opaque schwa in Southern French
This paper discusses a little-known case of opacity found in some southern varieties of French, where the vowel /ə/, which is footed in the dependent syllable of a trochee, is usually realized asExpand
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Remarks on Schwa Deletion and Epenthesis in French
Virtually all the literature on French Schwa assumes that schwa deletion and epenthesis are categorical phenomena. This paper is an attempt to challenge this traditional view. After reviewing theExpand
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Corpus-based L2 phonological data and semi-automatic perceptual analysis: the case of nasal vowels produced by beginner Japanese learners of French
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We have developed a perceptual coding procedure and a piece of dedicated software aimed at providing an intermediate stage between fine-grained acoustic analyses and coarse-Grained phonological categorization, such as ‘substitution’ or ‘deletion’, of nonnative productions. Expand
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K-SPAN: A lexical database of Korean surface phonetic forms and phonological neighborhood density statistics
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This article presents K-SPAN (Korean Surface Phonetics and Neighborhoods), a database of surface phonetic forms and several measures of phonological neighborhood density for 63,836 Korean words. Expand
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