Lenition inhibition in Liverpool English

@inproceedings{Honeybone2001LenitionII,
  title={Lenition inhibition in Liverpool English},
  author={Patrick Honeybone},
  year={2001}
}
  • Patrick Honeybone
  • Published 2001
  • Mathematics
  • This article integrates aspects of synchronic and diachronic phonological theory with points relevant to the study of a nonreference accent in order to investigate the patterns of consonantal lenition found in the variety of English spoken in Liverpool, England. Points of contact with variationist approaches are addressed, partly because the lenitions are variable processes. An implicational understanding of lenition is developed, thanks to which it is possible to describe the prosodic and… CONTINUE READING

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