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Title Prosody and syntax [electronic resource] : cross-linguistic perspectives / edited by Yuji Kawaguchi ; Ivan Fonágy, Tsunikazu Moriguchi.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (381 pages) : illustrations.
Series Usage-based linguistic informatics ; v. 3
Usage-based linguistic informatics ; v. 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Prosody and Syntax; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Message from the President; Center of Usage-Based Linguistic Informatics (UBLI); Preface; Functions of Intonation; Prosodic Constituents in French -- A Data-Driven Approach; A Predictive Approach to the Analysis of Intonation in Discourse in French; English and German Prosody -- A Contrastive Comparison; Nuclear-Stress Placement by Japanese Learners of English -- Transfer from Japanese1; Mismatch of Stress and Accent in Spoken Spanish; Markedness Gradient in the Portuguese Verb -- How Morphology and Phonology Interact.
Summary This collection of papers is the third volume of the series "Usage-Based Linguistic Informatics" (UBLI), a product of the 21st Century COE Program of the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS). Prosody, as used in this text, appears in units larger than segments and generally refers to the field that studies various phonological properties connected to utterances involving pitch, intensity, and length. These phonetic features almost always appear within complex combinations such as word and sentence accents and intonation. The subtitle, Cross-Linguistic perspectives, does not imply mere, c.
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Subject Prosodic analysis (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kawaguchi, Yuji, 1958-
Fonagy, Ivan.
Moriguchi, Tsunekazu.
Other Form: Print version: Prosody and syntax. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2006 9027233152 9789027233158 (DLC) 2006042762 (OCoLC)64771076
ISBN 9789027293466 (electronic bk.)
9027293465 (electronic bk.)