Volume 32 – Issue 1 – 2020

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

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

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

Volume 32 – Issue 2 – 2020

Montserrat Batllori, Assumpció Rost
Pragmatic, syntactic and phonological evidence in favor of the grammaticalization of Northern Catalan negative poc/poca

Chiara Cappellaro
Pronominal variation and layers in grammaticalization: The enclitic forms -ello and -lo in the Italo-Romance dialect of Lizzano in Belvedere

Amedeo De Dominicis
(Dis)Similarities between formant charts as global topological objects

Leonel Tadjo Fongang
Polar Questions in Ŋgə̂mbà (Grassfields Bantu): A Cartographic Approach

Bárbara Marqueta Gracia
La alternancia morfosintáctica en composición: Un fenómeno sistematizable

Viviana Masia
(Re-)assessing the status of Second Occurrence Focus in information structure:Evidence from phonological processing and micropragmatic perspectives

Mariana Oleniak
Old English simile: When like was an adjective

Lori Repetti
The masculine singular definite article in Italian: The role of the syllable

Volume 32 – Online Appendix

Amedeo De Dominicis
Appendices of: (Dis)Similarities between formant charts as global topological objects