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  • n. Plural form of phonologist.


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  • Of course, the staunchest traditionalists will be outraged by my vision as they are with most change but the rest of is, most notably qualified phonologists as well as rational Indoeuropeanists, should at least be intrigued if not in agreement.

    A revisal of the PIE sound system

  • Schwa is the reduced vowel sound in the second syllable, which you represent as “uh,” and which phonologists represent as e.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Here there is room for inquiry, and that inquiry deserves the best effort of American phonologists, for the language is undergoing rapid changes under their very eyes, or, perhaps more accurately, under their very ears, and a study of those changes should yield a great deal of interesting matter.

    Chapter 9. The Common Speech. 10. Vulgar Pronunciation

  • The American colonists, of course, are much nearer to us than the Romans, and so we should have relatively little difficulty in determining just how they pronounced this or that word, but against the fact of their nearness stands the neglect of our phonologists.

    Chapter 2. The Beginnings of American. 6. Colonial Pronunciation

  • The causes of that twang have long engaged phonologists, and in the main they agree that there is a physical basis for it—that our generally dry climate and rapid changes of temperature produce and actual thickening of the membranes concerned in the production of sound.

    Chapter 7. The Standard American Pronunciation. 1. General Characters

  • Unluckily, Krapp finds it extremely difficult, like all other phonologists, to represent the sounds that he deals with by symbols.

    Chapter 7. The Standard American Pronunciation. 2. The Vowels

  • Notwithstanding the disappointment, for it is the function of a reviewer to comment on the book at hand, not the one he wishes had been written, this is an extremely good treatment and discussion of the symbols of the systems used by linguists, phonologists, phoneticians, and others who work in those areas professionally.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIV No 2

  • 4 Other phonologists, English and Continental, have gone floundering into the same bog.

    Chapter 7. The Standard American Pronunciation. 1. General Characters

  • Fol - lowing the example of the phonologists, he analyzes the infrastructures of primitive thought, identifying the basic logical process in “binary opposition” (in Sebeok

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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