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Understanding Phonology (Paperback) (Carlos Gussenhoven & Haike Jacobs)
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Understanding Phonology 4th edition provides a clear, accessible and broad introduction to Phonology. Introducing basic concepts, it illustrates key points from a wide variety of languages and provides a comprehensive account of phonological issues such as: segmental contrasts; syllables & moras; tone, quality, & intonation; feature geometry; word stress systems; and prosodic structure.
The fourth edition has been reorganised and revised with key features including:
- Over 140 exercises with a complete answer key
- New exercises involving larger data sets and reading and writing of transcriptions
- Revised coverage of Opacity-in-OT and of Stress
Understanding Phonology is essential reading for students coming to this topic for the first time.