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Chapter 6 GOAT, GOOSE and FOOT Backing

  • Geoff Lindsey
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Abstract

In RP, the GOAT, GOOSE and FOOT vowels were essentially unaffected by a following dark /l/. In modern SSB, these three central vowels are backed by a following dark /l/.

Keywords

GOAT vowel GOOSE vowel FOOT vowel GOOSE fronting Vowel shift Dark /l/ GOAT allophony 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoff Lindsey
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  1. 1.LinguisticsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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