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Linguistic Test 6

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Any segment during whose articulation there is no complete closure in the mouth

In the articulation of a consonant, the lower of the articulators involved in forming the constriction

A phonological rule for whose application no environment is stated, and which hence applies in all environments. For example, the rules (p – f) and (h – Ø).

A type of morphological reanalysis in which segments are transferred from the end of a word or morpheme to the beginning of a following one or vice versa

Articulatory settings is also called

The process by which a child learning a first language gradually acquires adult control over the phonological system of the language, usually passing through a series of characterizable stages on the way

The phenomenon in which speakers of one language or dialect encounter speakers of another, as a result of which at least one variety acquires characteristics from the other

The term refers to the broader study of stress, rhythm, and prominence

Any phonological change in which a previously existing contrast between two or more phonemes is lost

The initial consonant of the second word is affected by the final consonant of the preceding word

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