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Some Background on Greek Accentuation

Philomen Probert

in Ancient Greek Accentuation: Synchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279609
eISBN:
9780191707292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279609.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter surveys some of the salient characteristics of the ancient Greek accent system: its phonetic nature (traditionally described as a ‘pitch accent’); the contrast between acute and ... More


Intonational Prominence in Varieties of Swedish Revisited

Gösta Bruce

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter provides an assessment of the analysis of intonational prominence (pitch accents) in varieties of Swedish. The starting point is prosodic typology for Swedish dialects. Two hierarchical ... More


Intonational Phonology of Chickasaw

Matthew K. Gordon

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter describes and analyses the intonational phonology of Chickasaw, an endangered Muskogean language spoken in Oklahoma. Topics covered include prosodic constituency, degree of disjuncture ... More


Accent

Laurence Labrune

in The Phonology of Japanese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199545834
eISBN:
9780191738562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545834.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

Tôkyô Japanese has been described as a pitch accent system which contains tonic and atonic words,and has been extensively described and analysed both in and outside Japan. After presenting the basic ... More


German Intonation in Autosegmental-Metrical Phonology

Martine Grice, Stefan Baumann, and Ralf Benzmüller

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter proposes a consensus system for the annotation of Standard German intonation within the framework of autosegmental-metrical phonology: GToBI. First, it provides a survey of existing ... More


Transcribing Serbo-Croatian Intonation

Svetlana Godjevac

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter presents an overview of intonation of Standard Serbo-Croatian with a proposal for prosodic transcription within the ToBI family of prosodic transcription models. The intonation model ... More


Some History of Scholarship: An Unhelpful Question and Some Helpful Ones

Philomen Probert

in Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198841609
eISBN:
9780191877094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841609.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Modern discussion of the Latin accent can be said to have begun in earnest with the publication of Weil and Benloew’s Théorie générale de l’accentuation latine in 1855. Responses to this work divided ... More


The J_ToBi Model of Japanese Intonation

Jennifer J. Venditti

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter describes the prosodic structure of Japanese, and the transcription of intonational patterns using the Japanese ToBI (J-ToBI) system. It discusses the role of pitch accent in Japanese, ... More


Intonation in Six Dialects of Bininj Gun-wok

Judith Bishop and Janet Fletcher

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

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 ... More


Intonation in Basque

Gorka Elordieta and Jose I. Hualde

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/9780199567300.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines two Basque varieties. In Northern Bizkaian Basque, where there is a lexical contrast between accented and unaccented words, the only pitch-accent is H*+L and there is complex ... More


Tone and intonation

Matthew K. Gordon

in Phonological Typology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199669004
eISBN:
9780191821745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669004.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter examines the typology of tone and intonation. Tone systems are surveyed along several dimensions, including their geographic distribution and positional restrictions, as well as their ... More


Intonation in Romance: Systemic similarities and differences

Sonia Frota and Pilar Prieto

in Intonation in Romance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199685332
eISBN:
9780191765520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685332.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter examines the main similarities and differences in the prosodic and intonation systems of the nine Romance languages and their varieties described in the previous chapters. The first ... More


Prominence, accent, focus

Daniel Büring

in Intonation and Meaning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199226269
eISBN:
9780191826603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226269.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Phonetics / Phonology

Chapter 1 introduces the core concepts: Local valleys and peaks in the voice’s fundamental frequency are perceived as prosodic prominence, understood as emphasis, and modeled as pitch accents. By ... More


Typological properties of Cherokee tone and accent

Hiroto Uchihara

in Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198739449
eISBN:
9780191802393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739449.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter looks at the tone and accent of Oklahoma Cherokee from a typological perspective. First, I examine into which word-prosody system Cherokee most appropriately fits (§12.1); that is, ... More


Intonational variation in Spanish: European and American varieties

José Ignacio Hualde and Pilar Prieto

in Intonation in Romance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199685332
eISBN:
9780191765520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685332.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter offers an overview of intonational patterns in Spanish within the Autosegmental Metrical model. In all sections, both cross-dialectal patterns and differences among dialects are pointed ... More


The intonational phonology of European Portuguese

Sónia Frota

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/9780199567300.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter provides an analysis of the prosodic and intonational structure of European Portuguese. It describes and argues for the PW, the PhP, and the IP as domains of EP prosodic hierarchy, shows ... More


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