Quantity And Prosodic Asymmetries In Alemannic by Astrid KraehenmannQuantity And Prosodic Asymmetries In Alemannic by Astrid Kraehenmann

Quantity And Prosodic Asymmetries In Alemannic

byAstrid Kraehenmann

Hardcover | January 31, 2003

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The comprehensive analysis of the segmental and metrical system of the Swiss German dialect of Thurgovian provides a significant contribution to both phonetic and phonological theory. Based on the author's original fieldwork and experimental investigations, it is the first in-depth study of this area, tracing it back also to its Old High German roots, particularly that of the dialect of Notker. Quantity alternations - notably word-initial long/short consonantal alternations - asymmetric neutralization of phonetic-phonological contrasts, stress and weight are most prominent among the theoretical issues on which Thurgovian phonology is brought to bear.
Title:Quantity And Prosodic Asymmetries In AlemannicFormat:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 9.28 × 6.42 × 0.81 inPublished:January 31, 2003Publisher:Walter De GruyterLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3110176807

ISBN - 13:9783110176803

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