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Prosodic Typology II – The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Prosodic Typology II: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Sun-Ah Jun


This second volume contains detailed surveys of the intonational phonology of fourteen typologically diverse languages, described in the Autosegmental-Metrical framework. Unlike the first volume, half of the languages, which vary in their word prosody as well as their geographic distribution, are understudied languages or researched through fieldwork. All chapters provide the prosodic structure and intonational categories of the language as well as a description of focus prosody. The book concludes with a chapter on the methodology of studying intonation from data collection to analysis and a ... More

Keywords: intonational phonology, languages, geographic distribution, intonational categories, focus prosody, Autosegmental-Metrical framework

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199567300
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567300.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sun-Ah Jun, editor
University of California

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