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LINGUIST List 22.1837

Sun Apr 24 2011

Books: Phonetics/Phonology/Semantics: Kunter

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Message 1: Compound Stress in English: Kunter
Date: 21-Apr-2011
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Compound Stress in English: Kunter
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Title: Compound Stress in English
Subtitle: The Phonetics and Phonology of Prosodic Prominence
Series Title: Linguistische Arbeiten 539
Published: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110254693-1

Author: Gero Kunter
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110254709 Pages: 225 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110254693 Pages: 225 Price: U.S. $ 140.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110254693 Pages: 225 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Abstract:

This volume addresses several claims about the two prominence patterns found
in English nominal compounds in a rigorously empirical way. Listener
proficiency to identify these patterns is investigated, and the acoustic properties
that distinguish the patterns are identified. These properties are used to predict
statistically the prominence pattern of any given compound. The book further
analyzes the semantic and structural factors influencing the distribution of the
prominence patterns, and addresses the extent of within- and across-speaker
variability in English compound stress assignment.

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
                            Phonology
                            Semantics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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