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Intonation and Prosodic Structure

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Title: The Syllable in Frisian
Written By: Willem Visser
Description:

The Syllable in Frisian gives a detailed treatment of the syllable and syllabification in Frisian. As such, it is intended to be a contribution to the study of the phonology of Frisian. At the same time, it aims at placing a great many (new) data at the disposal of the international phonological community. The analyses are carried out within the general frameworks of lexical phonology and non-linear (prosodic) generative phonology. As to syllabification, a rule-based approach is adopted. The analyses proposed are meant to be observationally and descriptively adequate to start off with. However, by invoking universal phonological principles and by referring to universal phonological tendencies as much as possible, the author hopes to have attained a certain degree of explanatory adequacy as well. Where appropriate, it is pointed out how and why these principles and tendencies are contradicted by the Frisian facts.

Publication Year: 1997
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): Frisian, Western
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9055690309
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 405
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