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By Wolfgang Kehrein,Björn Köhnlein,Paul Boersma,Marc Oostendorp

ISBN-10: 3110341093

ISBN-13: 9783110341096

This quantity seeks to reevaluate the character of tone-segment interactions in phonology. The contributions handle, between different issues, the next easy questions: what tone-segment interactions exist, and the way can the proof be integrated into phonological concept? Are interactions among tones and vowel caliber particularly universally absent? What different types of tone-consonant interactions will we locate throughout languages? what's the relation among diachrony and synchrony in appropriate processes?
The contributions speak about facts from numerous sorts of languages the place tonal info performs a lexically detailed position, from ‘pure’ tone languages to so-called tone accessory structures, the place the prevalence of contrastive tonal melodies is particular to under pressure syllables. the quantity has an empirical emphasis on Franconian dialects within the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, but in addition discusses languages as assorted as Slovenian, Livonian, Fuzhou chinese language, and Xhosa.

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