Phonotactics of languages (Neil Todd )

Subject: Phonotactics of languages
From:    Neil Todd  <todd(at)FS4.PSY.MAN.AC.UK>
Date:    Fri, 1 Feb 2002 09:29:52 +0000

Satra You might find Heinz Giegerich's book of use. It deals with both GA and RP and several other varieties of English. It has a chapter on syllables and phonotactics which is primarily oriented to GA and RP but further references are suggested. Cheers Neil Giegerich, H.J. (1992). English Phonology. Cambridge University Press. > Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 15:34:18 -0500 > From: Satrajit S Ghosh <satra(at)BU.EDU> > Subject: Phonotactics of languages > > Dear list members, > > I am looking for a source that describes phonotactics of languages. In > particular, I am interested in phoneme clusters that are not permissible > in American English but are allowed in other languages. Also useful would > be an indication whether the acoustics of nonpermissible clusters (but > permissible in other languages) matched the acoustics of permissible ones > in Enlgish. > > Thanks for any help in advance, > > Satra > > -- > "We learn from history that we learn nothing from history." - GB Shaw > > Satrajit Ghosh > Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University >

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