Acquisition of sound symbolic values of vowels and voiced obstruents by Japanese children: Using a Pokémonastic paradigm Shigeto Kawahara direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003974 April 2018 Recent studies on sound symbolism have demonstrated that in Japanese Poke ́mon names, the number of …

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Predictability and Phonology: Past, Present & Future Jason Shaw, Shigeto Kawahara direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003972 April 2018 Many papers in this special issue grew out of the talks given at the Symposium “The role of predictability in shaping human language sound …

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There are no Bracketing Paradoxes, or How to be a Modular Grammarian Heather Newell direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003964 March 2018 This paper has as its central concern the proposition in Marantz (1987) that Bracketing Paradoxes (BP) have deep implications for the …

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Realization and representation of Nepali laryngeal contrasts: Voiced aspirates and laryngeal realism Martha Schwarz, Morgan Sonderegger, Heather Goad direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003936 March 2018 Theories of Laryngeal Realism argue for a tight correspondence between a segment’s phonetic cues and the (laryngeal) …

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Registration is now open for PhonFest 2018, a symposium on phonetic and phonological documentation. http://www.indiana.edu/~phonfest/“Mixing it up: from the lab to the field and back again.”May 29 – June 2, 2018 ~ Indiana University, BloomingtonDescription: While language science is moving in an ever more experimental …

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