By Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer

A Linguistics Workbook is a complement to Linguistics: An advent to Language and Communications, fifth variation. it will probably even be used with different introductory and intermediate linguistics texts. while lots of the examples in Linguistics are in accordance with English, the workbook offers workouts within the significant parts of linguistics (for instance, syntax and morphology) drawn from a wide selection of languages. This version comprises new routines, in addition to refinements to a couple of the unique ones.

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Life 25, vine 40. gone 11. jut 26. roof 41, lath 12. Goth 27. bang 42. lathe 13. juke 28. dung 43. soot 14. hoof 29. with 44. crush 15. hooves 30. width 45. 3 Phonetic Variation: Spanish /b/, /& /g/ Below is a broad transcription of some Spanish words. [b]/[p], [d]/jd], and [g]/[y] are pairs of allophones whose members are in complementary distribution; that is, they occur in mutually exclusive (or nonoverlapping) phonetic environments. (See Linguistics, pp. ) [p] is a voiced bilabial fricative.

Phonological change B. Category change 1. What part of speech does -ness attach to? That is, what is the part of speech of the words in list I? 2. What is the part of speech of the derived word? That is, what is the part of speech of the words in list II? C. Semantic change What meaning change is caused by the suffix -ness? That is, in the ideal case, what element of meaning does it contribute? 5 Word Building 2: -li ke A flixation (English) Examine the data in lists I and II and answer questions A-F.

Pouch 33. thought 4. hitch 19. peach 34. drought 5. ping 20. rouge 35. though 6. taste 21. dew 36. cog 7. sheep 22. do 37. clinch 8. try 23. due 38. raw 9. live 24. fin 39. lawn 10. life 25, vine 40. gone 11. jut 26. roof 41, lath 12. Goth 27. bang 42. lathe 13. juke 28. dung 43. soot 14. hoof 29. with 44. crush 15. hooves 30. width 45. 3 Phonetic Variation: Spanish /b/, /& /g/ Below is a broad transcription of some Spanish words. [b]/[p], [d]/jd], and [g]/[y] are pairs of allophones whose members are in complementary distribution; that is, they occur in mutually exclusive (or nonoverlapping) phonetic environments.

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