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The Phonology of Tone : The Representation of Tonal Register :  The Representation of Tonal Register - Keith Snider

The Phonology of Tone : The Representation of Tonal Register

The Representation of Tonal Register

By: Keith Snider (Editor), Harry van der Hulst (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1990
ISBN: 9783110136050
Number Of Pages: 285
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Seven studies of the representation of tone in tonal languages such as Dschang Bamileke, Ebrie, and East Asian languages. In addition to analyzing specific languages, they discuss tonal geometry, a metrical theory of intonational downstep, prosodic government, and other topics. Annotation copyright

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Preface and Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
Representation of downstep in Dschang Bamilekep. 29
Register tones and tonal geometryp. 75
In defense of a metrical theory of intonational downstepp. 109
Spreading and downstep: Prosodic government in tone languagesp. 133
Dschang and Ebrie as Akan-type total downstep languagesp. 185
Tonal register in East Asian languagesp. 245
Index of authorsp. 269
Index of languagesp. 275
Index of subjectsp. 279
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9783110136050
ISBN-10: 3110136058
Series: Linguistic Models
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 285
Published: 1990
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.55

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