Comd 2050 exam 1
alkali mona ch4
Terms in this set (12)
the study of the sound system of language. AKA: the fact that we can still understand what a person with a different accent then us is saying.
if we substitute one sound for another in a word and there is a change of meaning, then the two sounds represents different ..........
The phoneme is the abstract unit or sound type (in the mind), there are many different versions of that sound type regularly produced in actual speech called .....
a group of several phones. substituting one phonemes for another will result in a different pronunciation.
is two words that differ by one phonemes in the same position. EX: bet-bat
elaborates on the minimal pair ..
ex : feat, fit, fat, fate, fought
are sound combinations that are not permitted for a language
must contain a vowel or a vowel like sound.
ex: (CC) twin, flat, throw
the process of making one sound almost at the same time as the next sound
when two sound segments occur in sequence and some aspect of one segment is taken or copied by the other. ex: have to , hafta
the process of not pronouncing a sound segment at all