Phonological Variation and Change in the Dialect of Charleston, South Carolina

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Phonological Variation and Change in the Dialect of Charleston, South Carolina
Journal Issue Volume 82, Number 5 Number: 92 Published: 2007 An issue of American Speech

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1. Charleston: A Historical Overview

2. The Traditional Dialect

3. Methods

4. Retreat of the Traditional Features

5. Postvocalic /r/ in Charleston

6. Nearly Completed Mergers

7. Mergers in Progress

8. Charleston and the Southern Shift

9. The Fronting of Back Upgliding Vowels

10. The Development of Nasal Systems for /æ/ and /aw/

11. Charleston and Its People

12. Conclusions

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ISBN Cloth: 978-0-8223-6692-8
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