Homophonic Quotients of Linguistic Free Groups: German, Korean, and Turkish

  title={Homophonic Quotients of Linguistic Free Groups: German, Korean, and Turkish},
  author={Herbert Gangl and Gizem Karaali and Woohyung Lee},
In 1993, the homophonic quotient groups for French and English (the quotient of the free group generated by the French (respectively English) alphabet determined by relations representing standard pronunciation rules) were explicitly characterized [5]. In this paper we apply the same methodology to three different language systems: German, Korean, and Turkish. We argue that our results point to some interesting differences between these three languages (or at least their current script systems… 

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