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Offline Matt Addison

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Help with Odden's task
« on: May 03, 2016, 07:01:53 AM »
Hi everyone. I'm a beginner student of phonology and I'm stuck at the fourth exercise of David Odden's Introducing Phonology, chapter 4. It's about underlying representations.

I have such a difficult task with finding underlying representations and the only pattern which I seem to notice is the consonant voicing or devoicing depending on the suffix.
I came up with the following rule but I don't know if it's correct or if it covers the entire task:
C → voiced / _ voiced consonant

Could anyone lend me a hand with this?
« Last Edit: May 03, 2016, 07:03:53 AM by Matt Addison »

Offline Daniel

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Re: Help with Odden's task
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2016, 05:02:33 PM »
I'm sorry, but we won't do homework for you, and it is also a problem for future students/instructors if the answers are posted online.
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