On the Segmental-Structural Formation of Syllable Models (on the Material of the Spanish Language)

  •  Aliyeva Khagani    


The article is dedicated to study of syllable—a segmental language unit. In the article it is noted that status of the syllable is subject of dispute. A syllable is a segmental unit formed by phonemes (vowel and consonant) based on intrasystemic rules of a certain language in syntagmatics. It is indicated that phonotactics studies syntagmatic relations of phoneme in speech act. The article clarifies concepts like phonetic and phonological. Phonetic characteristics of syllable are that it is the minimal pronunciation unit and minimal perception tool. Phonological syllable is closely related to investigation of rules of phonotactics in a certain language. Some syllable models in Spanish are defined with given examples in the article.

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