The Acquisition of Maya Phonology: Variation in Yucatec Child Language, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Acquisition of Maya Phonology

Variation in Yucatec Child Language, 1st Edition

By H. Stephen Straight

Routledge

278 pages

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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

About the Author

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

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Phonetics and Phonology

This set of 23 volumes, originally published between 1952 and 1996, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on the subject of phonetics and phonology, including studies on the axiomatic method, nonlinear phonology, and prosodic phonology. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of language and linguistics.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General