Four modern Icelandic devoicing rules
Keywords:Four modern Icelandic devoicing rules
Modern Icelandic generative phonology contains devoicing rules responsible for the partially devoiced character of the final segments of words like dag, for the voicelessness of the stem final segments in words like dag-s, rusl(-s), and for the voicelessness of the segments followed by t in words like sval-t, skamm-t (the latter in southern prounciation only). - One detail worth emphasizing: if the rules presented here are correctly formulated, the feature [voiced] is not distinctive in the Modern Icelandic phonological segments /b d g/.
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