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Chapter 12 PRICE and MOUTH

  • Geoff Lindsey
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Abstract

In RP, the first part of the PRICE diphthong was rather front, while many speakers gave the first part of the MOUTH diphthong a back quality. Today, PRICE begins further back and MOUTH further forward.

Keywords

PRICE vowel MOUTH vowel Smoothing Cockney MLE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoff Lindsey
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  1. 1.LinguisticsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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