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Title: Perzeption und kognitive Verarbeitung der Sprechmelodie
Written By: Oliver Niebuhr
Series Title: Language, Context and Cognition 7

The study presented here is concerned with the speech melody of (Standard)
German and examines three central units of speech melody which occur with
stressed words. They convey attitudinal meanings which indicate whether
what is being said in the speaker's argument should be interpreted as
given, new or unexpected.

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Speech melody; phonetics

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Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110195321
ISBN-13: 9783110195323
Pages: 430
Prices: Europe EURO 98.00
U.S. $ 137.00