Coarticulation and Sound Change in Romance.

By: Recasens, Daniel
Series: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory: Publisher: Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (219 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789027270382Subject(s): Romance languages -- Phonology.;Romance languages -- Accents and accentuation.;Romance languages -- Word formation.;Romance languages -- Consonants.;Romance languages -- Vowels.;Mutation (Phonetics);Linguistic changeGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Coarticulation and Sound Change in RomanceDDC classification: 440/.0415 LOC classification: PC76 -- .R43 2014ebOnline resources: Click to View
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COARTICULATION AND SOUND CHANGE IN ROMANCE -- Editorial page -- Title page -- LCC data -- Table of contents -- Preface and acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Theories of coarticulation and the degree of articulatory constraint model -- 1.2 Segmental articulation and coarticulation: General concepts -- 1.2.1 Articulatory constraints for vowels and consonants -- 1.2.2 Coarticulatory sensitivity, aggressiveness and directionality -- 1.3 Segmental insertion and elision -- 1.4 Assimilation and dissimilation -- 1.5 Organization of the monograph -- 1.6 Background information on the Romance languages -- 1.6.1 Languages and dialects -- 1.6.2 Evolution of Latin linguistic sounds into Romance -- 2. Consonant-dependent processes involving target vocalic segments -- 2.1 Articulatory and coarticulatory characteristics of consonants -- 2.1.1 Alveolars [ɫ] and [r], and the bilabiovelar [w] -- 2.1.1.1 Typology and syllabic allophones -- 2.1.1.2 Production -- 2.1.1.3 Coarticulation -- 2.1.2 (Alveolo)palatals, palatalized consonants and velars -- 2.1.2.1 Production -- 2.1.2.2 Coarticulation -- 2.1.3 Dentals and clear alveolars -- 2.1.4 Labial and nasal consonants -- 2.2 Segmental insertion and elision -- 2.2.1 General considerations -- 2.2.1.1 Glide insertion and elision mechanisms -- 2.2.1.2 Glide insertion and segmental complexity -- 2.2.1.3 Vowel insertion and elision mechanisms -- 2.2.2 Glide insertion and elision processes -- 2.2.2.1 Alveolars [ɫ] and [r], and the bilabiovelar [w] -- 2.2.2.2 (Alveolo)palatals and palatalized consonants -- 2.2.2.3 Dentals and alveolars -- 2.2.2.4 Velars -- 2.2.2.5 Labials -- 2.2.2.6 Nasalized vowels -- 2.2.3 Vowel insertion and elision processes -- 2.2.3.1 Word-initial position -- 2.2.3.2 Word-final position -- 2.2.3.3 Word-medial position -- 2.2.4 Summary -- 2.2.4.1 Glide insertion and elision.
2.2.4.2 Vowel insertion and elision -- 2.2.4.3 Towards a reinterpretation of vowel diphthongization processes in Romance -- 2.3 Assimilation and dissimilation -- 2.3.1 Database of the analysis -- 2.3.2 Assimilation -- 2.3.2.1 Alveolar lateral [ɫ] and trill [r] -- 2.3.2.2 (Alveolo)palatals -- 2.3.2.3 Dentals and alveolars -- 2.3.2.4 Velars -- 2.3.2.5 Labials -- 2.3.2.6 Nasality -- 2.3.3 Dissimilation -- 2.3.3.1 Back consonants and labials -- 2.3.3.2 (Alveolo)palatals -- 2.3.4 Summary -- 2.3.4.1 Assimilatory and dissimilatory direction -- 2.3.4.2 Word position -- 2.3.4.3 Interactive contextual effects -- 3. Vowel-dependent processes -- 3.1 Articulatory and acoustic properties of vowels -- 3.2 Consonant insertion and elision -- 3.2.1 Alveolar lateral [ɫ] -- 3.2.2 (Alveolo)palatal consonants -- 3.2.2.1 Insertion -- 3.2.2.2 Elision -- 3.2.3 Velar consonants -- 3.2.3.1 Insertion -- 3.2.3.2 Elision -- 3.2.4 Labial consonants -- 3.2.4.1 Insertion -- 3.2.4.2 Elision -- 3.2.5 Nasal consonants -- 3.2.5.1 Contextual insertion -- 3.2.5.2 Spontaneous insertion -- 3.3 Assimilation and dissimilation (V-to-C) -- 3.3.1 Labialization -- 3.3.2 Velarization -- 3.3.3 Dentalization and alveolarization -- 3.3.4 Palatalization -- 3.3.4.1 Labials -- 3.3.4.2 Dentals and alveolar -- 3.3.4.3 Velars -- 3.3.5 Manner of articulation -- 3.4 Assimilation and dissimilation (V-to-V) -- 3.4.1 Assimilation -- 3.4.1.1 Mid vowel raising -- 3.4.1.2 Low vowel raising -- 3.4.1.3 Front vowel lowering -- 3.4.1.4 Vowel backing and rounding -- 3.4.1.5 Back rounded vowel fronting and unrounding -- 3.4.2 Dissimilation -- 3.4.2.1 Vowel raising -- 3.4.2.2 Vowel lowering -- 3.4.2.3 Back rounded vowel fronting and unrounding -- 3.5 Summary -- 3.5.1 Consonant insertion and elision -- 3.5.2 Consonant replacement -- 3.5.3 Vowel assimilation and dissimilation.
4. Consonant-dependent processes involving target consonants -- 4.1 Consonant insertion and elision -- 4.1.1 Insertion -- 4.1.1.1 Word-final consonants -- 4.1.1.2 CV and VC sequences -- 4.1.1.3 Consonant clusters -- 4.1.2 Elision -- 4.1.2.1 Syllable-initial consonant clusters -- 4.1.2.2 Heterosyllabic two-consonant clusters -- 4.1.2.3 Word-final clusters -- 4.1.2.4 Three-consonant clusters -- 4.2 C-to-C adaptation processes -- 4.2.1 Place of articulation -- 4.2.1.1 Independent articulators -- 4.2.1.2 Adjacent articulators -- 4.2.2 Manner of articulation -- 4.2.2.1 Voicing -- 4.2.2.2 Nasality -- 4.2.2.3 Laterality and rhoticity -- 4.2.2.4 Lenition -- 4.2.2.5 Generalized assimilation -- 4.3 Summary -- 4.3.1 Insertions and elisions -- 4.3.1.1 Gestural and acoustic similarity -- 4.3.1.2 Gestural incompatibility -- 4.3.2 Adaptation processes -- 5. General discussion -- 5.1 Sound change mechanisms -- 5.2 Regressive and progressive direction of sound changes -- 5.3 Stress and word position -- 5.4 Interactive role of vowels and consonants -- 5.5 Predicting sound change patterns in other language families -- 6. Conclusions and outlook -- References -- Index of subjects and terms.
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COARTICULATION AND SOUND CHANGE IN ROMANCE -- Editorial page -- Title page -- LCC data -- Table of contents -- Preface and acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Theories of coarticulation and the degree of articulatory constraint model -- 1.2 Segmental articulation and coarticulation: General concepts -- 1.2.1 Articulatory constraints for vowels and consonants -- 1.2.2 Coarticulatory sensitivity, aggressiveness and directionality -- 1.3 Segmental insertion and elision -- 1.4 Assimilation and dissimilation -- 1.5 Organization of the monograph -- 1.6 Background information on the Romance languages -- 1.6.1 Languages and dialects -- 1.6.2 Evolution of Latin linguistic sounds into Romance -- 2. Consonant-dependent processes involving target vocalic segments -- 2.1 Articulatory and coarticulatory characteristics of consonants -- 2.1.1 Alveolars [ɫ] and [r], and the bilabiovelar [w] -- 2.1.1.1 Typology and syllabic allophones -- 2.1.1.2 Production -- 2.1.1.3 Coarticulation -- 2.1.2 (Alveolo)palatals, palatalized consonants and velars -- 2.1.2.1 Production -- 2.1.2.2 Coarticulation -- 2.1.3 Dentals and clear alveolars -- 2.1.4 Labial and nasal consonants -- 2.2 Segmental insertion and elision -- 2.2.1 General considerations -- 2.2.1.1 Glide insertion and elision mechanisms -- 2.2.1.2 Glide insertion and segmental complexity -- 2.2.1.3 Vowel insertion and elision mechanisms -- 2.2.2 Glide insertion and elision processes -- 2.2.2.1 Alveolars [ɫ] and [r], and the bilabiovelar [w] -- 2.2.2.2 (Alveolo)palatals and palatalized consonants -- 2.2.2.3 Dentals and alveolars -- 2.2.2.4 Velars -- 2.2.2.5 Labials -- 2.2.2.6 Nasalized vowels -- 2.2.3 Vowel insertion and elision processes -- 2.2.3.1 Word-initial position -- 2.2.3.2 Word-final position -- 2.2.3.3 Word-medial position -- 2.2.4 Summary -- 2.2.4.1 Glide insertion and elision.

2.2.4.2 Vowel insertion and elision -- 2.2.4.3 Towards a reinterpretation of vowel diphthongization processes in Romance -- 2.3 Assimilation and dissimilation -- 2.3.1 Database of the analysis -- 2.3.2 Assimilation -- 2.3.2.1 Alveolar lateral [ɫ] and trill [r] -- 2.3.2.2 (Alveolo)palatals -- 2.3.2.3 Dentals and alveolars -- 2.3.2.4 Velars -- 2.3.2.5 Labials -- 2.3.2.6 Nasality -- 2.3.3 Dissimilation -- 2.3.3.1 Back consonants and labials -- 2.3.3.2 (Alveolo)palatals -- 2.3.4 Summary -- 2.3.4.1 Assimilatory and dissimilatory direction -- 2.3.4.2 Word position -- 2.3.4.3 Interactive contextual effects -- 3. Vowel-dependent processes -- 3.1 Articulatory and acoustic properties of vowels -- 3.2 Consonant insertion and elision -- 3.2.1 Alveolar lateral [ɫ] -- 3.2.2 (Alveolo)palatal consonants -- 3.2.2.1 Insertion -- 3.2.2.2 Elision -- 3.2.3 Velar consonants -- 3.2.3.1 Insertion -- 3.2.3.2 Elision -- 3.2.4 Labial consonants -- 3.2.4.1 Insertion -- 3.2.4.2 Elision -- 3.2.5 Nasal consonants -- 3.2.5.1 Contextual insertion -- 3.2.5.2 Spontaneous insertion -- 3.3 Assimilation and dissimilation (V-to-C) -- 3.3.1 Labialization -- 3.3.2 Velarization -- 3.3.3 Dentalization and alveolarization -- 3.3.4 Palatalization -- 3.3.4.1 Labials -- 3.3.4.2 Dentals and alveolar -- 3.3.4.3 Velars -- 3.3.5 Manner of articulation -- 3.4 Assimilation and dissimilation (V-to-V) -- 3.4.1 Assimilation -- 3.4.1.1 Mid vowel raising -- 3.4.1.2 Low vowel raising -- 3.4.1.3 Front vowel lowering -- 3.4.1.4 Vowel backing and rounding -- 3.4.1.5 Back rounded vowel fronting and unrounding -- 3.4.2 Dissimilation -- 3.4.2.1 Vowel raising -- 3.4.2.2 Vowel lowering -- 3.4.2.3 Back rounded vowel fronting and unrounding -- 3.5 Summary -- 3.5.1 Consonant insertion and elision -- 3.5.2 Consonant replacement -- 3.5.3 Vowel assimilation and dissimilation.

4. Consonant-dependent processes involving target consonants -- 4.1 Consonant insertion and elision -- 4.1.1 Insertion -- 4.1.1.1 Word-final consonants -- 4.1.1.2 CV and VC sequences -- 4.1.1.3 Consonant clusters -- 4.1.2 Elision -- 4.1.2.1 Syllable-initial consonant clusters -- 4.1.2.2 Heterosyllabic two-consonant clusters -- 4.1.2.3 Word-final clusters -- 4.1.2.4 Three-consonant clusters -- 4.2 C-to-C adaptation processes -- 4.2.1 Place of articulation -- 4.2.1.1 Independent articulators -- 4.2.1.2 Adjacent articulators -- 4.2.2 Manner of articulation -- 4.2.2.1 Voicing -- 4.2.2.2 Nasality -- 4.2.2.3 Laterality and rhoticity -- 4.2.2.4 Lenition -- 4.2.2.5 Generalized assimilation -- 4.3 Summary -- 4.3.1 Insertions and elisions -- 4.3.1.1 Gestural and acoustic similarity -- 4.3.1.2 Gestural incompatibility -- 4.3.2 Adaptation processes -- 5. General discussion -- 5.1 Sound change mechanisms -- 5.2 Regressive and progressive direction of sound changes -- 5.3 Stress and word position -- 5.4 Interactive role of vowels and consonants -- 5.5 Predicting sound change patterns in other language families -- 6. Conclusions and outlook -- References -- Index of subjects and terms.

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