Retroflexion and retraction revised

Arguing against Bhat’s (1974) claim that retroflexion cannot be correlated with retraction, the present article illustrates that retroflexes are always retracted, though retraction is not claimed to be a sufficient crite
Arguing against Bhat’s (1974) claim that retroflexion cannot be correlated with retraction, the present article illustrates that retroflexes are always retracted, though retraction is not claimed to be a sufficient criterion for retroflexion. The cooccurrence of retraction with retroflexion is shown to make two further implications; first, that non-velarized retroflexes do not exist, and second, that secondary palatalization of retroflexes is phonetically impossible. The process of palatalization is shown to trigger a change in the primary place of articulation to non-retroflex. Phonologically, retraction has to be represented by the feature specification [+back] for all retroflex segments.
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Author:Silke Hamann
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1134003
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2009/10/12
Year of first Publication:2002
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2009/10/12
SWD-Keyword:Phonetik ; Retroflex
Source:http://user.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~hamann/Hamann2002RetRet.pdf ; Tracy Alan Hall, Bernd Pompino-Marschall, Marzena Rochon: Papers in Phonetics and Phonology : ZAS Papers in Linguistics. - Berlin: 28, 2002, S. 13-26
HeBIS PPN:219390827
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Phonetik/Phonologie / Phonetics/Phonology
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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