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Prosodic conditioning of pre-sonorant voicing

Barkanyi, Zsuzsanna and Štefan, Beňuš (2015). Prosodic conditioning of pre-sonorant voicing. In: Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences Glasgow (Michaux, M; Caspers, J; van Heuven, VJJP and Hiligsmann, Ph eds.), University of Glasgow, Glasgow, article no. 0336.

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Abstract

The present study investigates the influence of prosodic structure on pre-sonorant voicing in Slovak. Our results demonstrate that prosodic boundaries as well as accent interact in a meaningful way with voicing assimilation. If a major boundary intervenes,
the role of accent is eliminated, while in other contexts the presence of contrastive focus induces less voicing. A novel finding of the study is that sonorant consonants and vowels differ considerably in this assimilation process. It is also demonstrated that pre-sonorant voicing in Slovak is categorical but optional and is close to being completely neutralizing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
ISBN: 0-85261-941-3, 978-0-85261-941-4
ISSN: 241-0669
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Languages and Applied Linguistics > Languages
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Languages and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Item ID: 62508
Depositing User: ORO Import
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2019 08:24
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019 17:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/62508
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