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ERIC Number: EJ643264
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-3945
Lexical Diffusion as a Factor of Phonetic Change: The Case of Modern French Nasal Vowels.
Hansen, Anita Berit
Language Variation and Change, v13 n2 p209-34 2001
Explores the notion of lexical diffusion in relation to an ongoing change in modern French nasal vowels. Data are interviews with 42 Parisians. Reveals an independent lexical and grammatical conditioning, one not entirely explicable in terms of stress or phonetics. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: France (Paris)