The Phonology of Tone and Intonation Carlos Gussenhoven

ISBN: 9780521012003

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382 pages


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The Phonology of Tone and Intonation  by  Carlos Gussenhoven

The Phonology of Tone and Intonation by Carlos Gussenhoven
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Using examples from a wide variety of languages, this book reveals why speakers vary their pitch, what these variations mean, and how they are integrated into our grammars. All languages use modulations in pitch to form utterances. Pitch modulationMoreUsing examples from a wide variety of languages, this book reveals why speakers vary their pitch, what these variations mean, and how they are integrated into our grammars. All languages use modulations in pitch to form utterances.

Pitch modulation encodes lexical tone to signal boundaries between morphemes or words, and encodes intonation to give words and sentences an additional meaning that isnt part of their original sense.



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