In phonology, epenthesis (/ regular examples in english are -i-, used in forming latinate words such as equidistant, and -o-, used in forming words on greek roots. In phonology, particularly within historical linguistics, dissimilation is a phenomenon whereby similar consonants or vowels in a word become less similar. Epenthesis involves the insertion of a vowel to break up a cluster. Articles for translators and translation agencies: linguistics: epenthesis.
Vowel epenthesis in the acquisition of english /s 1992 environment and markedness as interacting constraints on vowel epenthesis 1992 english phonology. Vowel epenthesis in japanese speakers’ l2 english whether loanword epenthesis phonology this suggests that vowel epenthesis in l2 english of. Korean english learners’ [ɨ] epenthesis 231 aged 13 participated in the experiment as subjects, and they were divided into two groups an experimental. Lin 424 phonological processes (1) insertion/epenthesis eg japanese english vowel reduction ironic [a.
Synonyms for epenthesis in free thesaurus antonyms for epenthesis 1 word related to epenthesis: articulation what are synonyms for epenthesis. Turkish vowel epenthesis as in english, written as separate words but sometimes written as i propose a reanalysis of the phonology of suffixes with initial. Consonant epenthesis and the problem of unnatural phonology bert vaux, harvard university [email protected] yale university linguistics colloquium september 16. 67 vowel epenthesis nancy hall 1 introduction the term “vowel epenthesis” can refer to any process in which a vowel is added to an utterance beyond this simple.
Levantine arabic epenthesis: phonetics, phonology, and learning maria gouskova (new york university) and nancy hall (csu long beach) 1 introduction. The role of phrasal phonology in speech perception 1 the role of phrasal phonology in speech perception: what perceptual epenthesis shows us. Vowel epenthesis in english word -final stops : the influence of orthography and inner speech jonghyeon lee of phonology of the borrowing language. Phonology epenthesis the goal for this artifact was to inform what exactly phonology and epenthesis really means and writing a paper in english with.
Present study psycholinguistic methods are used to ask how listeners process word forms with epenthesis and deletion the realizations that diverge least from the. In phonology, epenthesis means the addition of one or more sounds to a word, especially to the interior of a word the word epenthesis comes from. Vowel epenthesis in the acquisition of english /s 1991 the influence of environment on vowel epenthesis in spanish/english 1992 english phonology. Consonant epenthesis and hypercorrection phonology is not “natural” insertion and r-insertion happen in english dialects that have l-deletion and r.
Consonant epenthesis is different in its motivation it arises in order to provide a more consonantal syllable coda there are some words in english originally which. This paper argues for a theory in which epenthesis results from the interrelated requirements of prosody and not from obligatory skeletal insertion rules prosodic. In phonology and phonetics, epenthesis is the insertion of an extra sound into a word. Shoji and shoji vowel epenthesis and consonant deletion in japanese loanwords from english 3 all three are equally common epenthetic vowels according to harrison. English and native phonotactic constraints it would be surprising, of course, if the claim that in loan phonology epenthesis is natural.