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A survey of phonological mid vowel intuitions in Central Catalan

Abstract:

Catalan, like other Romance languages, has two pairs of phonemic mid vowels (/be/ “well” vs. /bɛ/ “lamb”; /os/ “bear” vs. /ɔs/ “bone”). However, these contrasts do not function like others in the language: they are partially phonologically conditioned, and evidence shows that words may be pronounced with different mid vowels by speakers of the same variety or even by the same speaker. Spanish may influence this instability, as first-language Spanish Catalan-Spanish bilinguals struggle to perc...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/0023830917749275

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac
ORCID:
0000-0002-8759-1717
University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences More from this funder
Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese at The Pennsylvania State University More from this funder
Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Language and Speech Journal website
Volume:
62
Issue:
1
Pages:
164-204
Publication date:
2018-01-09
Acceptance date:
2017-11-29
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-6053
ISSN:
0023-8309
Pubs id:
pubs:822205
URN:
uri:796c97c0-ac49-4a81-9561-0651828b2e8a
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uuid:796c97c0-ac49-4a81-9561-0651828b2e8a
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pubs:822205

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