The sounds of the world's languages
This book describes all the known ways in which the sounds of the worlda s languages differ. Encapsulating the work of two leading figures in the field, it will be a standard work of reference for researchers in phonetics, linguistics and speech science for many years to come. The scope of the book is truly global, with data drawn from nearly 400 languages, many of them investigated at first hand by the authors.
List of Figures. List of Tables. Acknowledgments. 1. The Sounds of the Worlda s Languages. 2. Places of Articulation. 3. Stops. 4. Nasals and Nasalized Consonants. 5. Fricatives. 6. Laterals. 7. Rhotics. 8. Clicks. 9. Vowels. 10. Multiple Articulatory Gestures. References. Index.