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Title: Intonation and Stress
Subtitle: Evidence from Hungarian
Written By: László Varga
Description:

ABOUT THE BOOK

This is the first comprehensive account of Hungarian stress and intonation to appear in English. The emphasis is on description, but a large number of theoretical issues are also dealt with in an original way. Hungarian is a Uralic or Finno-Agric language spoken by over thirteen million people in Central Europe. The study of its stress and intonation will be of special interest to intonationists, phonologists, Hungarian language specialists, and their students at intermediate level and above.

CONTENTS
List of Tables
List of Intonational Transcription Symbols
Other Symbols and Abbreviations
Hungarian Letters-to-Sound Correspondence
Introduction
PART I: INTONATION
Intonation, Paralanguage, Prosody
A Taxonomic Analysis of Hungarian Intonation
An Autosegmental Analysis of Hungarian Intonation
The Melodic Segmentation of Hungarian Utterances
PART II: STRESS
Stress in Hungarian Words, Phrases, and Sentences
Rhythmical Variation in Phrasal Compounds
Rhythmical Secondary Stresses
Summary and Conclusions
Notes
References
Subject
Index

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

LÁSZLç' VARGA is Professor of Linguistics at the English Linguistics
Department at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and a well-known scholar of Hungarian intonation.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): Hungarian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0333973704
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 248
Prices: £47.5, $68.00