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The development of sound systems in human language

@inproceedings{Kohler2010TheDO,
  title={The development of sound systems in human language},
  author={Klaus J. Kohler},
  year={2010}
}
This paper presents a few ideas on the question of what is a speech sound, and it takes as its point of departure the seminal work by Lindblom and coauthors, especially [1,2,3,4,5,6,7]. So the aim is a contribution to the explanation of fundamental general phonetic categories in human speech and of descriptive language facts under the perspectives of universals in phylogenetic evolution, ontogenetic acquisition, communicative function and historical change. The following theoretical premises of… 
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