Phonological and Prosodical Study on Cebuano, Waray and Hiligaynon

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Every language constitutes its own sound system, and this sound system is a very important aspect when learning or studying a language. Along with this sound system are the prosodic features of a language.

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Phonological and Prosodical Study on Cebuano, Waray and HiligaynonA Phonological and Prosodical Contrastive Study of Waray, Cebuano, and HiligaynonSubmitted by: Pedroza, Kristel Doone Q. Uy, Mary Colleen U.Submitted to: Prof. Ria Parsram RafaelAs a requirement in Linguistics 120 First Semester AY 2010-2011Department of Linguistics University of the Philippines, Diliman October 18, 2010A Phonological and Prosodical Contrastive Study of Waray, Cebuano, and Hiligaynon Pedroza, Kristel Doone Q. Uy, Mary Colleen U.AbstractEvery language constitutes its own sound system, and this sound system is a very important aspect when learning or studying a language. Along with this sound system are the prosodic features of a language. This study is about the phonological system and the prosodic features of three of the Bisayan Languages, namely Waray, Cebuano and Hiligaynon. The phonological system and the prosodic features of these languages were already studied by Zorc (1975) and Jacobson (1979) but the authors still felt the need to further deepen the scope of their studies. Aside from analyzing the basic phonology of the three languages, this study will also tackle the effect of affixation on the prosodic features of the three languages. To be able to study and analyze the said features, the authors used the data gathered from eliciting materials answered by the informants of the study. After the analysis done, the authors were able to present the relevant findings of t

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