sound shift


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sound shift

n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a gradual alteration or series of alterations in the pronunciation of a set of sounds, esp of vowels. See also Great Vowel Shift
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He has become another Ryan Taylor, ready and willing to play anywhere, and in fairness put in a sound shift when brought on as the midfield holding player in the victory at Blackburn but, like Ryan when at left-back, the question fans keep asking is can Perch continue to do it week-in and week-out.
He speculates whether this might show that the sound shift was either less fully evolved in the north or perhaps was only less recognized orthographically.
Lennon stood down in the 65th minute after a sound shift and the home side continued to be devoid of any attacking flair.
Half of the babies learned to discern the vowel change within 10 trials and almost always recognized the sound shift in further trials.
The remainder of this paper is concerned with precisely this question, and specifically how internal and external forces have intersected in a sound shift that has occurred in the English of New Zealand.
No-one considers how a small sound shift might have in itself summed up certain transactions between present and past, corset and no-corset; theft and redemption, arrival and departure.
cities to make an innovative and environmentally sound shift from traditional waste disposal to a high-end, comprehensive beneficial reuse program.
Trapped in that incredibly small area, the light and vibrations strongly influence each other: light generates sound and sound shifts the color of light, a process known as stimulated Brillouin scattering.
Julie Graham and Brian Cox delivered sound shifts with generic procedural material, the latter positioned as the obvious red herring by the time the "Next time" teaser appeared.
However, by using the laws for sound shifts, reconstruction is possible.
Their sound shifts you back to the late 60s early 70s sound the likes of the Donovan and Electric Prunes.
This sound shifts with the variations in the playback of each of the unsynced color loops and shares acoustic space with the whir of the film projectors, creating a pas de deux of machine- and information-age sonic materials, themselves set in tandem with the flickering pastel palette of Sharits's image tracks.