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A law unto themselves? An acoustic phonetic study of ‘tonal’ consonants in British Panjabi

Jane Stuart‐Smith and Mario Cortina‐Borja

in Laws and Rules in Indo‐European

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199609925
eISBN:
9780191741579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609925.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Despite the interesting position of Panjabi as one of the few Modern Indo-Aryan languages to show lexical tone, there has been little phonetic investigation into the phenomenon, or consideration of ... More


Making Sense of Strange Sounds: (Mutual) Intelligibility of Related Language Varieties. A Review

Vincent J. Van Heuven

in Computing and Language Variation: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing Volume 2

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640300
eISBN:
9780748671380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640300.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter asks two questions, which superficially seem to ask the same thing but in actual fact do not. First, it asks to what degree two languages (or language varieties) A and B resemble each ... More


Complex intonation near the tonal isogloss in the Netherlands

Carlos Gussenhoven

in Prosodic Typology II: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199567300
eISBN:
9780191787980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567300.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The tonal dialect of Helden (Limburgish) has a low rise interrogative by the side of a high rise interrogative, but the dialect of Venlo employs this distinction to signal different lexical tones. To ... More


The prosodic word

Tomas Riad

in The Phonology of Swedish

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199543571
eISBN:
9780191747168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543571.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

As in much current literature, prosodic structure is here taken to be recursive. The discussion of the prosodic hierarchy in Swedish must neessarily begin with the prosodic word which is an important ... More


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