Voicing in Dutch
(De)voicing – phonology, phonetics, and psycholinguistics
This volume focuses on the phonology, phonetics and psycholinguistics of voicing-related phenomena in Dutch. Dutch phonology has played a touchstone role in the past few decades where competing phonological theories regarding laryngeal representation have been concerned. Debates have focused on the phonetic facts (Is final neutralization complete or incomplete? Are the assimilation rules phonetic or phonological?) and the most adequate phonological analyses (Is [voice] a binary feature? What constraints are necessary? What is the best way of implementing the role of morphology?). This volume summarises and adds fuel to these debates on several fronts, by providing an overview of analyses so far (rule-based as well as constraint-based) and proposing a new one, by drawing attention to new facts, such as exceptions to final devoicing in certain dialects and the behaviour of loanwords, and by re-examining the phonetic state of affairs and the behaviour of voiced, voiceless and partially devoiced segments in psycholinguistic experiments.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 286] 2007. x, 186 pp.
Publishing status: Available
© John Benjamins Publishing Company
Table of Contents
Introduction | pp. vii–xi
1. Issues in Dutch devoicing: Positional faithfulness, positional markedness, and local conjunctionWim Zonneveld | pp. 1–40
2. Representations of [voice]: Evidence from acquisitionRené Kager, Suzanne van der Feest, Paula Fikkert, Annemarie Kerkhoff and Tania S. Zamuner | pp. 41–80
3. Exceptions to final devoicingMarc van Oostendorp | pp. 81–98
4. Prevoicing in Dutch initial plosives: Production, perception, and word recognitionPetra M. van Alphen | pp. 99–124
5. Dutch regressive voicing assimilation as a 'low level phonetic process': Acoustic evidenceWouter Jansen | pp. 125–151
6. Intraparadigmatic effects on the perception of voiceMirjam Ernestus and Harald Baayen | pp. 153–174
Indexes | pp. 175–186
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Subjects & Metadata
BIC Subject: CFH – Phonetics, phonology
BISAC Subject: LAN011000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Phonetics & Phonology