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LINGUIST List 19.1417

Sun Apr 27 2008

Books: Phonetics/Phonology/Ling Theories: Anyanwu

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        1.    Thomas Trumm, Fundamentals of Phonetics, Phonology and Tonology: Anyanwu


Message 1: Fundamentals of Phonetics, Phonology and Tonology: Anyanwu
Date: 24-Apr-2008
From: Thomas Trumm <t.trummpeterlang.com>
Subject: Fundamentals of Phonetics, Phonology and Tonology: Anyanwu
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Title: Fundamentals of Phonetics, Phonology and Tonology
Subtitle: With Specific African Sound Patterns
Series Title: Schriften zur Afrikanistik - Research in African Studies
Published: 2008
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?vID=57746&vLang=E

Author: Rose-Juliet Anyanwu
Paperback: ISBN: 9783631577462 Pages: 330 Price: Europe EURO 56.50
Abstract:

This book is, to some extent, a reference work uniting theory and
description. It comprises four structured parts: Phonetics, Phonology,
Tonology, and Specific African Sound Patterns. By means of concrete
examples, the book describes and compares a wide range of basic and current
issues and facts that are of utmost relevance for all persons working on
language or linguistics as well as in related fields. The book provides
core instruments needed and used in the study of phonology and phonological
analyses. It discusses modern phonological theories. Phonological issues
and processes, such as vowel harmony, assimilation, dissimilation,
lenition, as well as fortition are explained. Prosodic topics, such as
tone, stress, pitch, and intonation are considered. Issues in tonology
include tonological analysis, tonal behaviour and rules. Special attention
is given to specific sounds found in African languages.

Contents: Essentials of phonetics - Articulatory and acoustic phonetics -
Airstream mechanisms - Co-articulation - Prosody and suprasegmental
features - Essentials of phonology - Higher phonological structure -
Phonological theories - Essentials of tonology - Tone rules - Tonal
behaviour and changes - Tone and intonation - Specific African sound
patterns - Phonological systems of African languages.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Phonetics
                            Phonology

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=35139


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