publication . Article . 2015

Caracterização fonológica dos segmentos vocálicos em Prata - MG

Alves, Marlúcia Maria;
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  • Published: 20 May 2015 Journal: Acta Scientiarum : Language and Culture (issn: 1983-4675, eissn: 1983-4683, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Editora da Universidade Estadual de Maringá
Abstract
This article discusses the phonological characterization of vocalic segments through distinctive features, following a specification of features according to a more traditional approach. The features [high] and [ATR] are used to establish a distinction between mid vowels. Only [-ATR] is responsible for identifying a common group between low-mid vowels and the low vowel. The data collected in the city of Prata, located in the Triângulo Mineiro region, Brazil, reveal a considerable number of cases that indicate a motivated vowel lowering, especially through the process of vowel harmony. That means that, when in stressed syllable or contiguous position, the low-mid...
Subjects
free text keywords: distinctive features; vowels; phonology; Optimality Theory, Linguística Teoria e análise linguística, traços distintivos; vogais; fonologia; Teoria da Otimalidade, traços distintivos, vogais, fonologia, Teoria da Otimalidade, Language and Literature, P, Philology. Linguistics, P1-1091, Sociology, Ranking, Speech recognition, Relative articulation, Mid vowel, Syllable, Phonology, Optimality theory, Vowel, Vowel harmony
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publication . Article . 2015

Caracterização fonológica dos segmentos vocálicos em Prata - MG

Alves, Marlúcia Maria;