Cross-language predictors of consonant-vowel syllables

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 101 Published In Pages: 730-742
By Ember, Melvin, Ember, Carol R.


This study tests predictors of consonant-vowel prevalence cross-culturally. Authors reevaluate the findings of Munroe et. al. (1996) and also test a new variable—baby-holding—for its relationship to CV score. Results suggest that baby-holding is a significant predictor of CV score.

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