Click Consonants is an indispensable volume for those who want to understand the linguistics of clicks. Contributions include cutting edge research on the phonetic and phonological characteristics of clicks, as well as on sound changes involving clicks, and clicks in perception, in L2 acquisition, and in apraxia of speech.
Contributors are Wm. G. Bennett, Catherine T. Best, Hilde Gunnink, Dan Dediu, E.D. Elderkin, Anne-Maria Fehn, Sean Fulop, Florian Lionnet, Timothy K. Mathes, Kirk Miller, Scott Moisik, Michael Proctor, Bonny Sands, Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory (SAIL) members (Adam Lammert, Asterios Toutios, Shrikanth Narayanan, Yinghua Zhu), Mollie Steyn, Anita van der Merwe, Richard Wright.
Bonny Sands, Ph.D. (1995), University of California, Los Angeles, is an adjunct at Northern Arizona University. An expert on the historical linguistics and phonetics of African languages, she has done field work in on click languages in five different countries.
"[F]or those wanting an in-depth look at many of the issues regarding clicks, including some in-depth case studies of individual languages, this volume will be a very useful place to look." ~ Michael Cahill, (Ph.D., Ohio State University), on
Linguist List 32.2603 (August, 2021).
Editor’s Preface List of Illustrations
Click Consonants: an Introduction Bonny Sands
Click Phonology Wm. G. Bennett
The Interaction between Click Consonants and Tone in Tsua Timothy K. Mathes
Click Loss and Click Insertion in Fwe Hilde Gunnink
Perception of Non-native Click Consonant Contrasts: Implications for Theories of Speech Perception Catherine T. Best
Studying Clicks Using Real-Time MRI Michael Proctor, Yinghua Zhu, Adam Lammert, Asterios Toutios, Bonny Sands, and Shrikanth Narayanan
Recording and Measuring Acoustic Attributes of Clicks Sean Fulop and Richard Wright
Nasalized Accompaniments in Proto-Khoe and in Khwe E.D. Elderkin
Click Loss in Khoe-Kwadi Anne-Maria Fehn
Click Replacement and Loss in Ju Anne-Maria Fehn
Production of Click Sounds in Acquired Apraxia of Speech: a View to the Motoric Nature of the Disorder Anita van der Merwe and Mollie Steyn
The ArtiVarK Click Study: Documenting Click Production and Substitution Strategies by Learners in a Large Phonetic Training and Vocal Tract Imaging Study Scott Moisik and Dan Dediu
Notes on Child Acquisition of Clicks in Hadza Kirk Miller
Paralinguistic Use of Clicks in Chad Florian Lionnet
False Alarms: Spurious Reports of Click Consonants Kirk Miller
All interested in phonetics and phonology, as well as anyone interested in learning more about click languages or the linguistic prehistory of Africa.