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Syllable StructureThe Limits of Variation$
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San Duanmu

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199267590

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.001.0001

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Features, sounds, complex sounds, and the No Contour Principle

Features, sounds, complex sounds, and the No Contour Principle

(p.11) 2 Features, sounds, complex sounds, and the No Contour Principle
Syllable Structure

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This chapter reviews feature theory and discusses what speech sounds are and their representation in features and articulators. The focus is on possible and impossible complex sounds, which is determined by the No Contour Principle.

Keywords:   speech sound, articulators, features, complex sounds, No Contour Principle, underspecification

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