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2010 | 46 | 4 | 407-427
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Intrusive Consonants: The Internal Structure of English Liquids

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The aim of the paper is to explore the internal structure of English liquids. This is done by analysing some processes, both diachronic and synchronic, in which liquids are the leading actors. Thus we discuss historical liquid vocalization together with the vocalic developments in the preliquid position. Moreover, we look at two sandhi phenomena of liquid-zero alternations, i.e. linking and intrusion in two varieties of English recorded in southern England and north-eastern United States. We address the questions concerning the distribution, representation and interaction of liquids with the preceding vowel and explain the mechanics behind the liquid-zero alternations.
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46
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407-427
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2010-12-01
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2011-03-30
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  • University of Silesia, Sosnowiec
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