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Elision

  1. 1. FFHA-UNSJ_English Phonetics & Phonology IIn certain circumstances sounds disappear, a phonememay be realised as zero or have zero realisation or bedeleted. (Roach, 2000: 140)The “missing out” of a consonant or vowel, or both, thatwould be present in the slow colloquial pronunciation ofa word in isolation. (Brown, 1978: 60-1)A type of economy of articulation that consists of omittingeither a vowel or a consonant. The omission of sounds isknown as elision. (Ortiz Lira, 1986: 77)A process of reduction including loss of phonemes(Gimson, 2001: 235)
  2. 2. FFHA-UNSJ_English Phonetics & Phonology IVowel: - initial: scholar, school, state - medial: evening, Gloucester - final: tune, time, nameConsonant:- initial: hour, write, knock- medial: half, climbing- final: lamb, hymn /
  3. 3. FFHA-UNSJ_English Phonetics & Phonology I It mainly when preceded and followed byC in unaccented sylls. The most frequent V elisions occur whenthe following C is
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