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Intonation in Romance

Intonation in Romance

Sónia Frota and Pilar Prieto (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199685332
eISBN:
9780191765520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685332.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This book offers a comprehensive description of the prosody of nine Romance languages (Catalan, French, Friulian, Italian, Occitan, Portuguese, Romanian, Sardinian, and Spanish) which takes into ... More

Phonological Typology

Phonological Typology

Matthew K. Gordon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199669004
eISBN:
9780191821745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669004.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

Although there is a rich history of research in linguistic typology, phonology has received relatively little attention in this literature compared to morphology and syntax. This book is the first ... More

The Phonology of Chichewa

The Phonology of Chichewa

Laura J. Downing and Al Mtenje

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198724742
eISBN:
9780191792281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724742.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

Bantu languages have played and continue to play an important role as a source of data illustrating core phonological processes—vowel harmony, nasal place assimilation, postnasal laryngeal ... More

The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Kristján Árnason

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The book presents a detailed comparative description of the phonological structure of Icelandic and Faroese and discusses problems in their analysis from a fairly broad theoretical perspective. The ... More

The Phonology of Japanese

The Phonology of Japanese

Laurence Labrune

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199545834
eISBN:
9780191738562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545834.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the phonology of Japanese, based on Japanese and Western materials and the author’s original research. It provides a rich source of materials and critical ... More

The Phonology of Swedish

The Phonology of Swedish

Tomas Riad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199543571
eISBN:
9780191747168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543571.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This book provides a comprehensive overview of Swedish phonology. There are two chapters on respectively vowels and consonants, describing the alternations and distributions of allophones and ... More

The Phonology of Welsh

The Phonology of Welsh

S. J. Hannahs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199601233
eISBN:
9780191762802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601233.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The Phonology of Welsh is an exploration of the phonology of modern Welsh. Starting with an overview of the phonetics and segment inventories of Welsh, the book then examines the ... More

Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

Hiroto Uchihara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198739449
eISBN:
9780191802393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739449.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Phonetics / Phonology

This book is a study of the tone and accent of Oklahoma Cherokee, which has six possible pitch patterns occurring on a syllable: low, high, low–high, high–low, lowfall, and superhigh. This study ... More

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