Sonority and climate in a world sample of languages: findings and prospects

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 38 Published In Pages: 27-51
By Fought, John G., Munroe, Robert L., Fought, Carmen R., Good, Erin M.


This article examines the relationship between sonority and climate. Results suggest that languages spoken in warmer climates have higher levels of sonority than languages spoken in colder climates.

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