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An introduction to the analysis of sound systems of languages. Includes discussion of the basic units of sound, their patterns of distribution and alternation. Topics to be covered are: articulatory phonetics, acoustic phonetics, distinctive feature theory, the writing of rules to describe phonological patterns. The generative framework will be emphasized.
Antirequisite(s): The former Anthropology 2247A/B.