Nasal Consonant

Discuss the need for Distinctive Features
Discuss the need for Distinctive Features
Discuss the need for Distinctive Features Distinctive feature theory was first formalized by Roman Jakobson in (1941) and remains one of the most significant contributions to phonology. The use of distinctive features enables one to describe the segments in the world’s languages and to refer to those groups of segments that play a role in their characteristic phonological processes and constraints (Gussenhoven Jacobs). It is established that any language has a limited number of phonological cont