1st Edition

The Acquisition of Maya Phonology
Variation in Yucatec Child Language

ISBN 9781138608689
Published September 6, 2018 by Routledge
278 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1976. This title presents a study of Yucatec Maya segmental phonology by children. The aim of the study is to describe the phonological systems revealed in the speech of group of children in order to determine the kinds of structural differences which exist among these pedolectal variants. This title will be of great interest to students of linguistics.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations;  Foreword;  Acknowledgments;  Introduction;  Notes on Orthography;  1. Methodology  2. Segmental Phonology: Adult Model  3. Pattern of Errors in Sample  4. Conclusions;  References;  Appendices

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H. Stephen Straight is a Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and of Linguistics at Binghamton University.