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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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Korean Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Transcription

Korean Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Transcription

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(p.201) 8 Korean Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Transcription
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Prosodic Typology
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Sun-Ah Jun (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0008

This chapter provides an overview of the Korean prosodic system and introduces the most updated version of K-ToBI (Korean Tones and Break Indices). Korean has two prosodic units marked by intonation: the Accentual Phrase (AP) and the Intonation Phrase (IP). An IP is marked by phrase final lengthening and a final boundary tone. An AP is typically marked by a phrase-final rise contour but the tonal contour can vary depending on the size of an AP and the meaning. Unlike English pitch accent, the tones forming an AP are not distinctive, nor predictable. This motivated a major change in the tone tier of Korean ToBI: a split into a phonological tone tier and a phonetic tone tier. A phonological tone tier labels the prosodic structure and a phonetic tone tier labels the surface tonal pattern of each prosodic unit. Finally, the chapter presents labeller agreement data.

Keywords:   phonological tone tier, phonetic tone tier, Accentual Phrase, Intonation Phrase, tone-segment interaction, labeller agreement, K-ToBI, postlexical stress, phonological rules

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