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Chapter 17 Epen-t-thesis

  • Geoff Lindsey
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Abstract

RP generally made a distinction between words like prince and prints, Thomson and Thompson. Today many speakers pronounce such pairs the same, as a result of an ‘epenthetic’ plosive introduced into words like prince and Thomson.

Keywords

Epenthesis Plosives Nasals Fricatives 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoff Lindsey
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  1. 1.LinguisticsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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