ERIC Number: EJ632713
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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A Multilocality Study of a Sound Change in Progress: The Case of/l/ Vocalization in New Zealand and Australian English.
Horvath, Barbara M.; Horvath, Ronald J.
Language Variation and Change, v13 n1 p37-57 2001
Focuses on vocalization of /l/ in nine Australian and New Zealand cities. Discusses an instrument designed to include all relevant phonological environments; demonstrates the strategic potential of moving from a unilocality to a multilocality sociolinguistics; conceptualizes a variationist isogloss; and proposes a conception of geography that helps distinguish language change processes that are universal from those that are not. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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