Place and manner assimilation in Catalan consonant clusters

  title={Place and manner assimilation in Catalan consonant clusters},
  author={Daniel Recasens and Meritxell Mira},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={115 - 147}
  • D. Recasens, M. Mira
  • Published 2015
  • Mathematics
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
Electropalatographic data on the frequency of occurrence of assimilatory processes in Catalan C1##C2 sequences, where ## is inserted at the boundary between two consecutive words, reveal that regressive place assimilations operate more often on C1 = /n/ than on C1 = /t/ and are triggered by /ɡ/ rather than by the labials /p b m/ and the voiceless velar stop /k/. Regressive manner assimilations involving nasality and laterality are facilitated by homorganicity between the two consecutive… Expand
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