This study aims to quantify the relative contributions of phonetic categories and acoustic detail on phonotactically induced perceptual vowel epenthesis in japanese. Vowel epenthesis (rather than deletion) japanese s u t o raik u ‘strike’ setswana k i ris i mas i ‘christmas’ shona g i rin ‘green’ samoan s. The current study examines japanese loanwords from english in the framework of optimality theory (ot) the goal of this study is to investigate which vowels native. In phonology, epenthesis ([/əˈpɛnθəsɪs/] in japanese edit a limited number of words in japanese use epenthetic consonants to separate vowels. Epenthesis of japanese learners of english was either fully present or completely absent the developmental change is on epenthetic frequency rather than the.
Epenthetic vowels in japanese: a perceptual illusion e dupoux japanese, but not french to which vowel epenthesis can occur at the perceptual level. Production of syllable structure in a second language: factors affecting vowel epenthesis in japanese-accented english. It features auto completion of search words, extensive set of dictionary words, lists of english synonms and rhymes epenthesis in japanese. Splitting theory and consonant epenthesis by petr staroverov a dissertation submitted to the graduate school-new brunswick rutgers, the state university of new jersey.
Epenthesis arises for a variety of reasons the phonotactics of a given language may discourage vowels in hiatus or consonant clusters the japanese prefix ma. Vowel epenthesis in arabic loanwords in hausa vowel epenthesis is discussed in this paper as a phonological process utilized to avoid codas japanese s u. The phonology and phonetics of epenthetic vowels in korean loanwords hyun-ju kim stony brook university 1 introduction vowel epenthesis to repair illicit syllable. A variation in illusion : vowel epenthesis after /h/ in japanese loanwords master ïs thesis by isabelle lin co-supervised by dr emmanuel dupoux and dr sharon peperkamp.
This perceptual vowel epenthesis in japanese proves to be a useful test case for studying how the rules governing the possible sound sequences shape. The influence of preceding consonant on perceptual epenthesis in japanese wakayo mattingley (university of canterbury), elizabeth hume (university of canterbury. Jennifer l smith 3 (9) this is an example of a more general research problem: why is there an epenthesis preference in loanword adaptation (a) beyond japanese. Epenthesis this article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations please help to improve this. The mechanisms of vowel epenthesis in consonant clusters were investigated using an electromagnetic articulograph (ema) the target languages were japanese and german.
In phonology and phonetics, epenthesis is the insertion of an extra sound into a word. This study investigated how vowel epenthesis, a typical suprasegmental error produced by japanese learners of english, is realized in their speech production of l2.
Japanese has a very simple syllable structure and abundant loanwords epenthesis vowels which are vowel selection in japanese loanwords from english. Vowel epenthesis in japanese speakers’ l2 english kakeru yazawa1, takayuki konishi1, keiko hanzawa2&3, greg short1&4, & mariko kondo1,3&4’ ¹gsiccs, ²edu, ³sils. Japanese has a more vowel epenthesis in productions of english consonant clusters by in the absence of vowel epenthesis, japanese speakers’ productions. Not vowel epenthesis: mandarin and japanese esl learners’ production of english consonant clusters akitsugu nogita & yanan fan university of victoria. In phonology, epenthesis (/ it can also occur between a vowel and a consonant, or at the ends of words for example, the japanese prefix ma.