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Title: The Phonological Spectrum
Subtitle: Volume II: Suprasegmental structure
Edited By: Jeroen van de Weijer
Vincent J. van Heuven
Harry van der Hulst
URL: http://www.benjamins.nl/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CILT_234
Description:

The two volumes of the Phonological Spectrum aim at giving a comprehensive overview of current developments in phonological theory, by providing a number of papers in different areas of current theorizing which reflect on particular problems from different angles. Volume II deals with phonological structure above the segmental level, in particular with syllable structure, metrical structure and sentence-level prosodic structure. Different syllable structure theories, as well as possible relations between segment structure and syllabic structure, and evidence from language acquisition and aphasia are examined in section 1. Metrical structure is examined in papers on foot structure, and, experimentally, on word stress in Indonesian. Finally in this volume, there are three laboratory-phonological reports on the intonation of Dutch.


Table of Contents

Preface
Syllables, feet and higher up
Syllabic structure
Phonetic evidence for phonological structure in syllabification
Heather Goad and Kathleen Brannen
The phonology-phonetics interface and Syllabic Theory
Shosuke Haraguchi
Hungarian as a strict CV language
Krisztina Polgárdi
Syllable structure at different levels in the speech production process: Evidence from aphasia
Dirk-Bart den Ouden and Roelien Bastiaanse
Metrical structure uantity-sensitivity of syllabic trochees revisited: The case of dialectal gemination in Finnish
Heli Harrikari
Ternarity is ProsodicWord binarity
Jay I. Rifkin
The status of word stress in Indonesian
Ellen van Zanten, Rob Goedemans and Jos Pacilly
Prosodic structure
Perceived prominence and the metrical-prosodic structure of Dutch sentences
Karijn Helsloot and Barbertje M. Streefkerk
Phonetic variation or phonological difference? The case of the early versus the late-accent lending fall in Dutch
Johanneke Caspers
On the categorical nature of intonational contrasts, an experiment on boundary tones in Dutch
Bert Remijsen and Vincent J. van Heuven
Author index
Language index
Subject index

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Finnish
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1588113523
ISBN-13: 9781588113528
Pages: x, 264 pp.
Prices: U.S. $ 149
 
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ISBN: 9027247455
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Pages: x, 264 pp.
Prices: EUR 89.00