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Segment (linguistics): Quiz


Question 1: It is not clear how the concept of segment applies to ________.
Video Relay ServiceAmerican Sign LanguageSign languageVideophone

Question 2: In some languages, nasality or ________ is suprasegmental.
PalatalizationEpenthesisTone (linguistics)Vowel harmony

Question 3: In ________, the smallest perceptible segment is a phone.
Morphology (linguistics)LinguisticsPhoneticsPhonology

Question 4: In ________ (specifically, phonetics and phonology), the term segment may be defined as "any discrete unit that can be identified, either physically or auditorily, in the stream of speech."[1]

Question 5: Segments are called "discrete" because they are separate and individual, such as ________ and vowels, and occur in a distinct temporal order.
Palatal consonantAlveolar consonantVelar consonantConsonant

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