Allophonic Rules

  • Kenneth W. Church
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 38)


As mentioned in the introduction, speech researchers [6, 21, 92] and linguists [15] have developed systems of allophonic rules for capturing the relevant generalizations. A typical rule of flapping might look some thing like:
$$ \text{t} \to \text{L/V\_V} $$
which says that an intervocalic /t/ can be flapped.


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth W. Church
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  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyBostonUSA

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