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Dinka Vowel System (SIL International and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics, vol. 82) Job Malou

Dinka Vowel System (SIL International and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics, vol. 82)

Job Malou

Published June 1st 1988
ISBN : 9780883120088
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104 pages
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Describes the phonology of Dinka languages of Sudan. Focuses on unresolved aspects of the analysis of the Dinka vowel system, for example, the lack of precise definition of vowel breathiness.The first part advances an outline of the phonology ofMoreDescribes the phonology of Dinka languages of Sudan. Focuses on unresolved aspects of the analysis of the Dinka vowel system, for example, the lack of precise definition of vowel breathiness.The first part advances an outline of the phonology of Dinka. The second part handles the definition of breathiness and its role in the language. The third part investigates the roles of vowel length, tone, and centralized vowels.The investigations show thata. Breathiness in Dinka is distinctive as opposed to phonetic.b. There are 78 distinctive vowel sounds in Dinka.