By Carlos Gussenhoven,Tomas Riad
This quantity offers 14 experimental experiences of lexical tone and intonation in a large choice of languages. Six papers care for the discriminability or the functionality of intonation contours and lexical tones in particular languages, as confirmed at the foundation of listener responses, in addition to with mind activation styles caused by the belief of tonal and intonational stimuli. the remainder 8 papers record on precise phonetic findings on various tonal phenomena in a couple of languages, together with declination in tone languages, ultimate decreasing, consonant-tone interactions and pitch goal alignment.
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