Canadian raising

@article{Chambers1973CanadianR,
  title={Canadian raising},
  author={J. K. Chambers},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique},
  year={1973},
  volume={18},
  pages={113 - 135}
}
  • J. K. Chambers
  • Published 1973
  • Linguistics
  • Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique
This Paper discusses a particular phonological rule that occurs in several English dialects, including Canadian English. The rule will be referred to throughout as ‘Canadian Raising’ purely for mnemonic purposes; no geographical rigour is intended by the epithet ‘Canadian’—a point that is made abundantly clear in §4, where the distribution of the rule is taken up. The appropriateness of the term resides in the relative role the rule plays in Canadian English, where its effect is the most… 
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