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

•The courting among intonation and pragmatics in speech construction
•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 information and ground-breaking effects, the papers draw on empirical ways that study creation, belief and comprehension experiments equivalent 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, equivalent to Shekgalagari, are tested during this manner for the 1st time. This number of state of the art fabric might be of curiosity to a extensive diversity of language researchers.

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