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Suzuki, Hiroyuki and Cairangsanzhou, Tsering Samdrup and Niangwujia, Nyangwu-Gyal and Jixiancairang, Chaksham-Tsering and Sonam Wangmo, Silangwengmu (2019) '/ɧ/ in Amdo Tibetan: Descriptive and Historical Approaches.' Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan = 音声研究, 23. pp. 76-82.

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Abstract

ɧ is defined as ‘simultaneous ʃ and x’ in IPA, and its existence in Swedish is widely attested. This article provides a detailed description of a [ɧ]-like sound attested in Amdo Tibetan (Tibetic, Tibeto-Burman) and defines the symbol ɧ in Amdo Tibetan as ‘simultaneous ɕ and x’. It then uses the synchronic and diachronic perspectives to present the necessity of using the symbol /ɧ/ in the phonology. The article further explores a sound correspondence between /ɧh/ and a Literary Tibetan sh simple initial and its typological aspect through a comparison with several Khams Tibetan dialects. Keywords: Tibeto-Burman, Amdo Tibetan, simultaneous articulation, fricative, prepalatal, velar

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics
ISSN: 13428675
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2019 14:22
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31078
Related URLs: https://www.jst ... 23/0/23_76/_pdf (Organisation URL)
Funders: Other

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