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The atlas of North American English

phonetics, phonology, and sound change : a multimedia reference tool

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Cover of: The atlas of North American English
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Atlas of North American English: Phonetics, Phonology and Sound Change
December 2005, Mouton de Gruyter
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Table of Contents

Introduction
The North American English vowel system
Principles of chain shifting and mergers
Sampling methods
Methods of acoustic analysis
The construction of isoglosses
The restoration of post-vocalic /r/
Nearly completed mergers
North American mergers in progress
The vowels of North American English
The dialects of North American English
The fronting of back upgliding vowels
The short-a and short-o configurations
The North
Canada
New England
New york City and the mid-Atlantic states
The South
The Midland
The West
Lexical and grammatical maps
African-Americans
The atlas of North American English : an overview.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
427/.97
Library of Congress
PE2808 .L26 2006

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Pagination
p. cm.

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OL3411898M
Internet Archive
atlasnorthameric00labo
ISBN 10
3110167468
ISBN 13
9783110167467
LC Control Number
2005027981
Library Thing
143564
Goodreads
904512

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