Darya Kavitskaya

Research Expertise and Interest

phonological theory, Slavic phonology, phonetics/phonology interface, field linguistics, specific language impairment

Research Description

Phonological theory: Slavic phonology; syllable structure, sonority, phonotactics; opacity; contrast; vowel harmony

Phonetics/phonology: Acoustic and articulatory properties of trills; distinctive features and secondary articulation (palatalization); phonetic correlates of stress

Field linguistics: Slavic (Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech), Turkic (Crimean Tatar), Uralic (Tundra Nenets), Georgian

Other interests: Specific Language Impairment (SLI) in Slavic; morphology; historical Slavic