The evolution of sibilants in Polish and Russian

In this paper we provide an account of the historical development of Polish and Russian sibilants. The arguments provided here are of theoretical interest because they show that (i) certain allophonic rules are driven by
In this paper we provide an account of the historical development of Polish and Russian sibilants. The arguments provided here are of theoretical interest because they show that (i) certain allophonic rules are driven by the need to keep contrasts perceptually distinct, (ii) (unconditioned) sound changes result from needs of perceptual distinctiveness, and (iii) perceptual distinctiveness can be extended to a dass of consonants, i.e. the sibilants. The analysis is cast within Dispersion Theory by providing phonetic and typological data supporting the perceptual distinctiveness claims we make.
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Author:Jaye Padgett, Marzena Zygis
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1151175
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2010/05/04
Year of first Publication:2003
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2010/05/04
SWD-Keyword:Slawische Sprachen; Zischlaut
Source:http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/fileadmin/material/ZASPiL_Volltexte/zp32/zaspil32-zygis-padgett.pdf ; (in:) ZAS Papers in Linguistics 32, 2003, S. 155-174
HeBIS PPN:225438623
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Phonetik/Phonologie / Phonetics/Phonology
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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