Postalveolar fricatives in Slavic languages as retroflexes

  • The present study poses the question on what phonetic and phonological grounds postalveolar fricatives in Polish can be analyzed as retroflex and whether postalveolar fricatives in other Slavic languages are retroflex as well. Velarization and incompatibility with front vowels are introduced as articulatory criteria for retroflexion, based on crosslinguistic data. According to these criteria, Polish and Russian have retroflex fricatives, whereas Bulgarian and Czech do not. In a phonological representation of these Slavic retroflexes, the necessity of perceptual features is shown. Lastly, it is illustrated that palatalization of retroflex fricatives both in Slavic languages and more generally causes a phonetic and phonological change to a non-retroflex sound.

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Author:Silke HamannORCiDGND
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1133996
URL:http://user.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~hamann/Hamann2002SlavicRet.pdf
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Language:English
Year of Completion:2003
Year of first Publication:2002
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2009/10/12
GND Keyword:Phonetik; Retroflex
Page Number:22
Note:
Postprint, auch in: Sergio Baauw, Mike Huiskes, Maaike Schoorlemmer: OTS Yearbook . - Utrecht: Utrecht Institute of Linguistics, 2002, S. 105-127.Fourth European Conference on Formal Description of
Slavic Languages (FDSL-4) in Potsdam
Source:http://user.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/~hamann/Hamann2002SlavicRet.pdf ; (in:) Sergio Baauw, Mike Huiskes, Maaike Schoorlemmer: OTS Yearbook . - Utrecht: Utrecht Institute of Linguistics, 2002, S. 105-127
HeBIS-PPN:219390126
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 49 Andere Sprachen / 490 Andere Sprachen
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Phonetik/Phonologie / Phonetics/Phonology
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht