Introduction to Phonology

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Typos and other corrections

I would like to thank Eun-Sook Kim, Hyehyun Lee, Suyeon Yun and the students of my English Phonology class, especially Seung-Gee Hong, Seung-Eun Lim, Minhee Park, and Seong-Eun Bae for pointing out various infelicities in the text. The following list provides corrections to those found so far.

Page and Line/Ex. No.

89, 6 lines fr. btm

midsaggital → midsagittal
89, Table 5.7
The value for [s/z] should be [-] and for [ʃ/ʒ] should be [+]
105, (6.14) no. 2

strident → sibilant
106, top

(6.14c) should be (6.14 no. 3)
109, (6.23)

remove [-son]
136, 1st line below (7.9)

“Again, it is clear that the actual condition on ...”
182, Figure 9.8a

the first O (above [ɪ]) should be changed to R
213, ex. 1, VIII

mbâ -->  mbă
213, ex. 1, VIII
mbângà: --> mbăngà:
225, Figure 11.10

note that when [nasal] spreads to /k/, [-son] will also change to [+son] automatically
227, Figure 11.12

change:   [+cons, + son] -->  [+cons,   son]
228, (11.9) b.
(읽습 니다) --> (읽다)
228, (11.9) c.
(읽습 니다) --> (없어요)
228, (11.9) d.
(읽습 니다) --> (없다)
247, (12.18) b.

  **  -->   *!*
p. 252
보상 음화 --> 보상 음화

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