Prosodic Typology II: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Paperback | November 1, 2015

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This 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 are understudied languages and/or researched through fieldwork, and all vary widelyin their word prosody as well as their geographic distribution. Each chapter provides the prosodic structure and intonational categories of the language as well as a description of focus prosody. The book also includes a chapter on the methodology of studying intonation from data collection toanalysis, as well as a chapter on prosidic typology which proposes a new way of characterizing the intonation of the world's languages. The sound files accompaning the descriptions are available on the book's companion website.

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This 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 are understudied languages and/or researched through fieldwork, and all vary widelyin their word prosody as well as their geog...

Sun-Ah Jun is a Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She received her Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in 1993 and has been teaching at UCLA since. She also taught at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Summer Institute in 2001 and the Netherlands Graduate School of Lin...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.29 inPublished:November 1, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Sun-Ah Jun: Introduction2. Sonia Frota: The Intonational Phonology of European Portuguese3. Pilar Prieto: The Intonational Phonology of Catalan4. Sameer ud Dowla Khan: The Intonational Phonology of Bangladeshi Standard Bengali5. Elinor Keane: The Intonational Phonology of Tamil6. Chad Vicenik and Sun-Ah Jun: An Autosegmental-Metrical Analysis of Georgian Intonation7. Anastasia M. Karlsson: The Intonational Phonology of Mongolian8. Anja Arnhold: Prosodic Structure and Focus Realization in West Greenlandic9. Janet Fletcher: Intonation and Prosody in Dalabon10. Shelome Gooden: Aspects of the Intonational Phonology of Jamaican Creole11. Bert Remijsen, Farienne Martis, and Ronald Severing: The Marked Accentuation Pattern of Curacao Papiamentu12. Carlos Gussenhoven: Complex Intonation Near the Tonal isogloss in the Netherlands13. Dana Chahal and Sam Hellmuth: The Intonation of Lebanese and Egyptian Arabic14. Gorka Elordieta and Jose Hualde: Intonation in Basque15. Yoshuke Igarashi: Typology of Intonational Phrasing in Japanese Dialects16. Sun-Ah Jun and Janet Fletcher: Methodology of Studying Intonation: From Data Collection to Data Analysis17. Sun-Ah Jun: Prosodic Typology: By Prominence Type, Word prosody, and Macro-rhythmReferencesIndex

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Review from previous edition: "This is a book that any serious university library and any serious prosody researcher should own." --D. Robert Ladd, Phonology 25/02/2009