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