Nasals and Nasalization in Spanish and Portuguese

Perception, phonetics and phonology

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Nasality, whether part of a consonant or vowel, has certain phonetic and phonological characteristics that lead to outcomes seen time and again in languages with and without common ancestries. Spanish and Portuguese constitute a particularly fruitful language pairing for studying phonological aspects of synchronic and diachronic variation, given their intimate relationship as well as the array of dialectal variation in each. This research monograph offers a comprehensive exploration of nasals and nasalization in Spanish and Portuguese with a special focus on the role of perception in order to provide insight into how perception informs models of phonetics, phonology and language change. Of interest to researchers and advanced students alike, this volume integrates phonetic and phonological models of speech perception and production, and discusses these with regards to original empirical research on the perception of nasal place features and vowel nasalization by listeners of Peninsular Spanish, Cuban Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
ix–x
1. Introduction
1–4
2. From citizens of the world to language specialists: Infant and adult speech perception
5–27
3. Coarticulation and nasalization
29–44
4. Nasals and nasalization in Spanish and Portuguese
45–69
5. Studies on the perception of nasals and nasalization in Spanish and Portuguese
71–91
6. Summary and conclusions
93–95
References
97–107
Index
109–115
“This book is a much-needed and timely contribution to the study of nasals and nasalization in Spanish and Portuguese. Nasals and Nasalization in Spanish and Portuguese by C. Elizabeth Goodwin-Mayeda certainly opens fruitful avenues for future research.”
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BIC Subject: CFH – Phonetics, phonology
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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