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Velar Harmony

NB: This sub-section discusses Velar Harmony which is a particular type of Consonant Harmony. Velar harmony process Alveolars are particularly susceptible to harmony. Here is another example.   tick…

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Consonant Harmony

CONSONANT HARMONY Definition: A target consonant assumes the place of articulation of a trigger consonant across an intervening vowel.

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Vowel Harmony

VOWEL HARMONY Definition: Replacing the unstressed vowel in a multisyllabic word with the vowel that receives the primary stress.

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Assimilation

Assimilatory processes Assimilation is said to have taken place when one speech segment is transformed into another owing to the influence of a neighboring segment. In the majority of cases the segments are individual speech sounds but there are instances where a whole syllable will influence a neighboring syllable.

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