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Non-durational indices in Italian geminate consonants

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This paper presents the results of an electropalatographic investigation into non-durational properties of Italian consonant gemination. The evidence suggests a more palatalised tongue configuration during the production of geminate coronal sonorants and stops than in their non-geminate counterparts. Evidence is also found of differences in the active articulator, with a laminal articulation more characteristic of geminates, and an apical articulation of non-geminates. It is proposed that Ita...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0025100306002398

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Research group:
Research Centre for Romance Linguistics
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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Funding agency for:
Payne, E
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
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Journal of the International Phonetic Association Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
83-95
Publication date:
2006-06-01
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EISSN:
1475-3502
ISSN:
0025-1003
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English
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Local pid:
ora:1756
Deposit date:
2008-03-14

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