Tuesday, 16 June 2009

epenthesis

From the LOLphonology group on Facebook, two illustrations of epenthesis.
I think these pictures are more fun than banging on about ˈfentsɪz and ˈɡæŋkstəz.
0 → kæt / kæt _ kæt


PS Please don’t ask me to be your FB friend unless we actually know one another. Sorry, but otherwise the whole thing gets out of hand.

1 comment:

  1. A good rule, but it seems we need some way to account for the lack of epenthesis before word-final cats.

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