Do not repeat: Repetition and reduplication in German revisited Gerrit Kentner direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004371 December 2018 All languages need to counterbalance the necessary re-use of their elementary vocabulary of phonemes, morphemes, and words with the imperative to avoid redundancy. The …

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Measuring phonological distances in a tonal language: an experimental and computational investigation with Cantonese Youngah Do, Ryan Ka Yau Lai direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004369 October 2018 To explore how speakers measure phonological distances in tonal languages, we conducted distance judgement tests …

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CALL FOR PAPERS 27mfm Fringe “Teaching Phonology: The State of the Art” Date: Wednesday 22 May 2019 (afternoon only, approximately 2-6pm) Call deadline: 28 February 2019 Website: https://sites.google.com/view/yunikim/mfmfringe A workshop on “Teaching Phonology: The State of the Art” will be held at the …

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CALL FOR PAPERS Twenty-Seventh Manchester Phonology Meeting 23-25 MAY 2019 Deadline for abstracts: 28 January 2019 Conference website: http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/mfm/27mfm.html With a special session entitled ‘Is there lexically-specific phonology?’, featuring the following invited speakers: * Claire Moore-Cantwell (Simon Fraser University & …

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Authors: Qandeel Hussain & Shigeko Shinohara   Available online: https://asa.scitation.org/doi/10.1121/1.5078605 Abstract: Tokyo Japanese has a constraint against voiced geminate stops in its native lexicon. The present study investigates whether recently introduced word-medial voiced geminate stops [C1V1C(C)2V2] are differentiated from voiceless …

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