Fortis/Lenis contrast in Upper Cross consonants: a survey

The purpose of this paper is to present a survey of the way in which the historical fortis/lenis distinction amongst consonants is realized synchronically in the Upper Cross language group, spoken, roughly, from North to South in the Cross River State of Nigeria. Ref., notes, tab., fig.

Title: Fortis/Lenis contrast in Upper Cross consonants: a survey
Author: Sterk, Jan P.
Year: 1979
Periodical: Kiabr: Journal of the Humanities
Volume: 2
Issue: 2
Pages: 57-68
Language: English
Geographic term: Nigeria
Subject: Cross River languages
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to present a survey of the way in which the historical fortis/lenis distinction amongst consonants is realized synchronically in the Upper Cross language group, spoken, roughly, from North to South in the Cross River State of Nigeria. Ref., notes, tab., fig.