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Positioned on the intersection of phonology, psycholinguistics and phonetics, this quantity bargains the newest study findings in key components of prosodic idea, together with:

•The courting among intonation and pragmatics in speech creation
•Sentence modality prosody characterization
•The function of pitch in quantity-based sound platforms
•Consonant-conditioned tone melancholy phonology throughout languages
•The encoding of intonational contrasts in either intonational and tonal languages

Featuring new facts and ground-breaking effects, the papers draw on empirical ways that learn construction, notion and comprehension experiments similar to the ready speech paradigm and semantic scaling projects. those are mentioned in a number of languages, a few underrepresented within the literature (such as French and Estonian) whereas others, reminiscent of Shekgalagari, are tested during this manner for the 1st time. This choice of state-of-the-art fabric might be of curiosity to a huge diversity of language researchers.

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