Relationships between Sounds and Letters in English Monosyllables

  title={Relationships between Sounds and Letters in English Monosyllables},
  author={Brett Kessler and Rebecca Treiman},
To get a better understanding of the nature of the English writing system, new techniques are introduced for measuring how strongly the orthography of one part of the syllable (onset, vowel, and coda) is influenced by the other two parts. The use of conditional consistency measures with permutation tests of significance determines how much more regular sound–letter correspondences become when other parts of the syllable are taken into account. A study of English monosyllabic words presents… CONTINUE READING

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