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Title: Sound Structure in Language
Subtitle: Edited and Introduced by Nina Grønnum , Frans Gregersen, and Hans Basbøll
Written By: Jørgen Rischel
Edited By: Nina Grønnum
Frans Gregersen
Hans Basbøll

This book presents Jørgen Rischel's most important work on language and
sound structure. It includes some of the most original and groundbreaking
research of four decades. The chapters focus on stress, syllabification,
accent, and vowel harmony, and their interactions with other aspects of
language. They include exemplary descriptions of the sound systems of a
wide range of languages, cover both synchronic and diachronic analysis, and
reflect the authors lifelong interest in typology. The book will interest
phonologists, phoneticians, and language typologists throughout the world.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199544344
ISBN-13: 9780199544349
Pages: 512
Prices: U.K. £ 75.00