The Anticlockwise Checked Vowel Chain Shift in modern RP in the twentieth century

Incrementations and diagonal shifts

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Resumé

This paper presents evidence for a chain shift in the checked vowel sub-system of modern RP over one hundred years, based on LMER analysis of over 10000 vowels from 108 speakers with birthdates from 1883 to 1990. The data confirms previously identified gender-differentiated change in F1 and F2 of TRAP, as well as date-of-birth driven incremental change in F1 of KIT, F1 of STRUT, F2 of FOOT, and, for DRESS, an (F2-(2xF1)) diagonal shift by date of birth that follows TRAP’s path. We also present evidence for an active female-driven change in the LOT vowel, an (F2-(2xF1)) diagonal shift towards the close central area of the vowel space. The paper demonstrates differing statistical patterns in these shifts over time, and suggests a possible origin in changes to TRAP early in the 20th century. All data and additional figures for this study are available via OSF.io. on application to the author.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019
RedaktørerSasha Calhoun, Paola Escudero, Marija Tabain, Paul Warren
Antal sider5
Udgivelses stedCanberra
ForlagAustraliasian Speech Science and Technology Association, Inc.
Publikationsdato2019
Sider592-596
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-0-646-80069-1
StatusUdgivet - 2019
BegivenhedInternational Congress of Phonetic Sciences ICPhS 2019
- Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australien
Varighed: 5 aug. 20199 aug. 2019
https://www.icphs2019.org/

Konference

KonferenceInternational Congress of Phonetic Sciences ICPhS 2019
LokationMelbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
LandAustralien
ByMelbourne
Periode05/08/201909/08/2019
Internetadresse

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Fabricius, A. H. (2019). The Anticlockwise Checked Vowel Chain Shift in modern RP in the twentieth century: Incrementations and diagonal shifts. I S. Calhoun, P. Escudero, M. Tabain, & P. Warren (red.), Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019 (s. 592-596). Canberra: Australiasian Speech Science and Technology Association, Inc.
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Fabricius, AH 2019, The Anticlockwise Checked Vowel Chain Shift in modern RP in the twentieth century: Incrementations and diagonal shifts. i S Calhoun, P Escudero, M Tabain & P Warren (red), Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019. Australiasian Speech Science and Technology Association, Inc. , Canberra, s. 592-596, Melbourne, Australien, 05/08/2019.

The Anticlockwise Checked Vowel Chain Shift in modern RP in the twentieth century : Incrementations and diagonal shifts. / Fabricius, Anne H.

Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019. red. / Sasha Calhoun; Paola Escudero; Marija Tabain; Paul Warren. Canberra : Australiasian Speech Science and Technology Association, Inc. , 2019. s. 592-596.

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Fabricius AH. The Anticlockwise Checked Vowel Chain Shift in modern RP in the twentieth century: Incrementations and diagonal shifts. I Calhoun S, Escudero P, Tabain M, Warren P, red., Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019. Canberra: Australiasian Speech Science and Technology Association, Inc. . 2019. s. 592-596