An Effort Based Approach to Consonant Lenition

An Effort Based Approach to Consonant Lenition

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The first serious typological survey of the lenition process in modern phonological literature.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6mm | 589.67g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138993387
  • 9781138993389

About Robert Kirchner

Robert Kirchner earned his PHD from UCLA and is currently Assistant Professor of Linguistics at the University of Alberta.show more

Table of contents

Preface Acknowledgments List of Figures List of Tables 1 Introduction 2 Articulatory Effort 3 Representational Issues 4 Spirantization and Stridency 5 Geminates 6 Effort-Based Contexts 7 Tümpisa Shoshone 8 Florentine Italian 9 Conclusion: Stabalization of Lenition Patterns appendix: Survey of Lenition Patterns Notes References Indexshow more