Volume 32 – Issue 1 – 2020


Pier Marco Bertinetto (SNS, Pisa) 


Mark Aronoff (Stony Brooks)

Michele Loporcaro (Zürich)

Mario Squartini (Torino)

Volume 32 – 2020


Volume 32 – Issue 1 – 2020


The dynamics of vowel reduction and loss in phonetics and phonology Cormac Anderson, Natalia Kuznetsova (guest editors)


General issues

Natalia Kuznetsova, Cormac Anderson.
Vowel reduction and loss: challenges and perspectives


Vsevolod Kapatsinski, Shelece Easterday, Joan Bybee.
Vowel reduction: a usage-based perspective.


Case studies on lesser-known varieties

Alexander Krasovitsky.
Vowel reduction in a North Russian dialect: A case study


Maria Konoshenko.
Vowel reduction in Russian classical singing: The case of unstressed /a/ after palatalised consonants


Antonio Romano.
Vowel reduction and deletion in Apulian and Lucanian dialects with reference to speech rhythm


Valentin Vydrin.
Vowel elision and reduction in Bambara


Rosey Billington, Nick Thieberger, Janet Fletcher.
Phonetic evidence for phonotactic change in Nafsan (South Efate)


Matt Coler, Nicholas Emlen, Edwin Banegas-Flores.
Vowel deletion in two Aymara varieties


Diachronic studies

Martin Kümmel.
Voiceless high vowels and syncope in older Indo-European


Andreas Baumann, Christina Prömer, Nikolaus Ritt.
Reconstructing the diffusion of Middle English schwa deletion


Sonja Dahlgren.
The system of Coptic vowel reduction: Evidence from L2 Greek usage


Book review

Zampaulo, André. Palatal Sound Changes in the Romance Languages.
Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives, Oxford University Press, 2019.
Daniel Recasens