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LINGUIST List 17.833

Fri Mar 17 2006

Qs: Word Stress/Accent in the Languages of Eurasia

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        1.    Harry van der Hulst, Word Stress/Accent in the Languages of Eurasia


Message 1: Word Stress/Accent in the Languages of Eurasia
Date: 17-Mar-2006
From: Harry van der Hulst <harryvanderhulstuconn.edu>
Subject: Word Stress/Accent in the Languages of Eurasia


I'm writing an article that surveys the word stress/word accent in the
languages of Eurasia. This article will be part of a volume with chapters
on different continents/areas of the world.

I'm looking for surveys of language families/groups in the relevant areas
that include information on this subject, however minimal. I'm not doing
tonal systems, but the presence of lexical tone does not exclude the
presence of stress of accent.

Harry van der Hulst (UConn)

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
                            Phonology



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