This pocket-sized alphabetical guide to phonology provides an introduction to the range of phenomena studied in phonology and the main theoretical frameworks for engaging in phonological analysis. The entries are concise and clear, providing an overview of one of the main area of linguistic analysis. This ia a handy and easily understandable pocket guide for anyone embarking on courses in phonology. It supplies numerous cross-references to related terms. It contains an introduction which outlines the range of the field. It includes an annotated bibliography with suggestions for further reading.