Vowel epenthesis is discussed in this paper as a phonological process utilized to avoid codas in arabic loanwords in hausa language in light of optimality theory (ot), as an analytical framework. Turkish vowel epenthesis 5 but he proceeds to argue against that analysis, and in favor of the one suggested by swift, on the grounds this will be discussed in section 4 turkish vowel epenthesis. Vowel epenthesis in japanese is not only restricted to loanword phonology, but is also commonly observed in japanese learners' speech production of english due to suprasegmental l1 transfer. How codas in arabic loanwords are treated in hausa in the next sections, we will view some previous studies done on the adaptation of loanwords using vowel epenthesis, as a main repair strategy.
2012 a phonological account of vowel epenthesis in japanese loanwords: synchronic and 2006 vowel epenthesis in loanword adaptation: representational and phonetic considerations. Epenthetic vowels in japanese: a perceptual illusion journal of experimental psychology: human phonetic analysis of vowel epenthesis in native japanese speakers' production of english words. In palestinian in vowel quality, intensity, or duration between epenthetic and lexical vowels in two ways: epenthesis is more produc-tive, and the epenthetic vowel is not reliably dierent from. Epenthetic vowel synonyms, epenthetic vowel pronunciation, epenthetic vowel translation epenthesis - the insertion of a vowel or consonant into a word to make its pronunciation easier the.
Vowels and consonants - epenthetic sounds are not always vowels the effects of epenthesis on spelling epenthesis occurs frequently, both in legal and in lay language. The term vowel epenthesis can refer to any process in which a vowel is added to an utterance beyond this simple description, however, vowel epenthesis processes vary enormously in their. Epenthesis vowel epenthesis is a low-level phonetic rule which is used to break up clusters of consonants which are unacceptable in a certain language or variety. Epenthesis often breaks up a consonant cluster or vowel sequence that is not permitted by the phonotactics of regular or semiregular epenthesis commonly occurs in languages which use affixes. In most cases we found vowel epenthesis similarly to that reported in saudi arabic by baothman  and in lebanese and palestinian arabic by gouskova & hall  spectograms are provided in our.
Epenthetic vowel, always [e]:at the word-level & in the clitic group we can split theunstrpk[α]ranking in two, depending on the site of the epenthesis, ie in proclisis or in enclisis. The epenthetic vowel is present in isolated words and in sentence context too in this paper we also provide phonetic correlates in the minimal pairs - between epenthetic vowel and lexical vowel. Variation in the qualities of epenthetic vowels in tashlhiyt berber many of the phonetic transcriptions given below are linked to sound clips (wav files) except in transcriptions marked with an initial d.
In a second language: factors affecting vowel epenthesis in japanese-accented english actually occurs, and evaluated the effects of various factors that may influence vowel epenthesis. In particular, vowel epenthesis allows the surfacing of consonants that underlyingly appear in phonotactically illegal con- texts for example, lebanese arabic epenthesizes vowels into many cc.