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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Individual differences in socio‐cognitive processing and sound change

Alan C. L. Yu.

in Origins of Sound Change

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology. 10877 words.

What motivates the introduction of new linguistic variants, such as a new sound or a new sound pattern, and how these variants flourish and propagate throughout the speech community? This...

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The Original ToBi System and the Evolution of the ToBi Framework

Mary E. Beckman, Julia Hirschberg and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel.

in Prosodic Typology

January 2005; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology. 19564 words.

This chapter presents an overview of the original ToBI system. It reviews the design of the original ToBI system and its foundations in basic and applied research. It describes the...

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Phonological Inventories

Steven Moran.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology. 15583 words.

A phonological inventory is a repertoire of contrastive articulatory or manual gestures shared by a community of users. Whether spoken or signed, all human languages have a phonological...

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Data Formats for Phonological Corpora

Laurent Romary and Andreas Witt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Phonetics and Phonology. 8413 words.

The goal of the present chapter is to explore the possibility of providing the research (but also the industrial) community that commonly uses spoken corpora with a stable portfolio of...

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Conceptual Foundations of Phonology as a Laboratory Science (reprint)

Janet B. Pierrehumbert, Mary E. Beckman and D. Robert Ladd.

in The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Phonetics and Phonology. 10458 words.

This article explains the evolution of laboratory phonology over the years. The laboratory phonology community uses both discrete mathematics and continuous mathematics. It continually...

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Phonetic behavior in proficient bilinguals

Miquel Simonet.

in Romance Phonetics and Phonology

November 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics; Phonetics and Phonology. 6403 words.

This chapter discusses a selection of the literature on the phonetic behavior of proficient bilinguals. It examines both perception and production, and it focuses on what is known about a...

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Variation and corpora

Jacques Durand, Bernard Laks and Chantal Lyche.

in Varieties of Spoken French

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology; Sociolinguistics. 6951 words.

This chapter shows how the issue of variation, traditionally neglected in theoretical linguistics, has come again to the fore thanks to the rise of sociolinguistics and corpus linguistics....

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Variation in Canada

Réjean Canac-Marquis and Douglas C. Walker.

in Varieties of Spoken French

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology; Sociolinguistics. 5106 words.

This chapter examines representatives of three generations of bilingual speakers in a rural community of western Canada, exploring the effects of long-term exposure to English on the French...

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The notion of norm in spoken French

Sylvain Detey, Chantal Lyche, Isabelle Racine, Sandra Schwab and David Le Gac.

in Varieties of Spoken French

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology; Sociolinguistics. 5901 words.

The chapter starts out with a reminder of the essential distinction between objective, prescriptive, and subjective norms. It goes on to summarize the main historical stages in the...

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French in Alberta

Douglas C. Walker and Réjean Canac-Marquis.

in Varieties of Spoken French

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology; Sociolinguistics. 4325 words.

The Peace River region in northwest Alberta is home to the largest concentration of francophones in a province where the nineteenth-century francophone majority has now been reduced to less...

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Segmental Phonology of African American English

Erik R. Thomas and Guy Bailey.

in The Oxford Handbook of African American Language

July 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Phonetics and Phonology. 7754 words.

Although segmental analyses have not held the prominence of morphosyntactic analyses in studies of African American Language (AAL), they have always maintained an important role. Several...

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Corpus-Based Investigations of Child Phonological Development

Yvan Rose.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Phonetics and Phonology; Language Acquisition. 9219 words.

This chapter discusses current theoretical trends and related debates about phonology and phonological development by young children. Competing theories give rise to empirically testable...

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Mayan Languages

Nora C. England.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Language Families; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Phonetics and Phonology; Semantics. 12880 words.

Mayan languages are spoken by over 5 million people in Guatemala, Mexico, Belize, and Honduras. There are around 30 different languages today, ranging in size from fairly large (about a...

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