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Prosodic TypologyThe Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing$
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Sun-Ah Jun

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199249633

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.001.0001

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Intonation in Six Dialects of Bininj Gun-wok

Intonation in Six Dialects of Bininj Gun-wok

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(p.331) 12 Intonation in Six Dialects of Bininj Gun-wok*
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Prosodic Typology
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Judith Bishop

Janet Fletcher

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0012

It is particularly significant to examine the intonational systems of typologically diverse languages in light of renewed interest in ‘intonational universals’. As yet, only a handful of indigenous Australian languages possess significant intonational descriptions. This chapter examines the intonational phonology of six closely-related varieties of a Northern Australian language, Bininj Gun-wok, also known as Mayali. It then outlines transcription conventions that are designed to transcribe significant prosodic events in this language and its various dialects.

Keywords:   universals, polysynthetic, stress, pitch accent, dialect variation, prosodic structure, metrical structure, intonation, Australian, Mayali

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