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ERIC Number: EJ486537
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0959-2695
Etude du E caduc--Stabilisation en cours et variations lexicales (Study of the Unstressed "E"--Stabilization over Time and Lexical Variations).
Hansen, Anita Berit
Journal of French Language Studies, v4 n1 p25-54 Mar 1994
A study investigating the evolution in French of the unstressed "e" positioned between single consonants (e.g., "besoin") is presented. It is argued that stabilization of this pattern cannot be confirmed in the speech of educated Parisians but appears to be governed by sociolinguistic variables. Lexical conditioning is examined. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: French
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