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West Midlands EnglishBirmingham and the Black Country$
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Urszula Clark and Esther Asprey

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780748641697

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641697.001.0001

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Phonetics and Phonology

Phonetics and Phonology

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(p.32) 2 Phonetics and Phonology
Source:
West Midlands English
Author(s):

Urszula Clark

Esther Asprey

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641697.003.0002

This chapter discusses the phonology of the west Midlands. Topics covered include short vowels; long vowels; diphthongs; unstressed vowels; consonant phonology; stops; nasals; fricatives; and approximants. The vocalic inventory is presented in a structure based on Wells' lexical sets. The chapter presents supporting evidence for patterns of use and change in progress.

Keywords:   vowels, consonants, diphthongs, stops, nasals, fricatives, approximants, language, Wells' lexical sets

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