The Phonological Spectrum

The Phonological Spectrum : Volume II: Suprasegmental structure

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 262 pages
  • 164 x 245 x 19.05mm | 480g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588113523
  • 9781588113528

Table of contents

1. Preface; 2. Syllables, feet and higher up; 3. Syllabic structure; 4. Phonetic evidence for phonological structure in syllabification (by Goad, Heather); 5. The phonology-phonetics interface and Syllabic Theory (by Haraguchi, Shosuke); 6. Hungarian as a strict CV language (by Polgardi, Krisztina); 7. Syllable structure at different levels in the speech production process: Evidence from aphasia (by Ouden, Dirk-Bart den); 8. Metrical structure; 9. Quantity-sensitivity of syllabic trochees revisited: The case of dialectal gemination in Finnish (by Harrikari, Heli); 10. Ternarity is Prosodic Word binarity (by Rifkin, Jay I.); 11. The status of word stress in Indonesian (by Zanten, Ellen van); 12. Prosodic structure; 13. Perceived prominence and the metrical-prosodic structure of Dutch sentences (by Helsloot, C.J.); 14. Phonetic variation or phonological difference? The case of the early versus the late-accent lending fall in Dutch (by Caspers, Johanneke); 15. On the categorical nature of intonational contrasts: An experiment on boundary tones in Dutch (by Remijsen, Bert); 16. Author index; 17. Language index; 18. Subject index; 19. Table of contents, volume Ishow more