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Paperback | $16.00 X | £11.95 | 72 pp. | November 1961 | ISBN: 9780262600019
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Preliminaries to Speech Analysis

The Distinctive Features and Their Correlates


This work attempts to describes the ultimate discrete components of language, their specific structure, and their articulatory, acoustic, and perceptual correlates, and surveys their utilization in the language of the world. First published in 1951, this edition contains an added paper on Tenseness and Laxness.

About the Author

Morris Halle is Institute Professor and Professor of Linguistics Emeritus at MIT.