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Tone [electronic resource] / Moira Yip.

By: Yip, Moira Jean Winsland.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics: Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 341 p.) : maps.ISBN: 9780511077715 (electronic bk.); 0511077718 (electronic bk.); 0511076142; 9780511076145; 9781139164559 (electronic bk.); 1139164554 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Tone (Phonetics) | Optimality theory (Linguistics) | Toontalen | Optimality theory | Toon (taalkunde) | Ton (Phon�etique) | Optimalit�e, Th�eorie de l' (Linguistique) | Artikulation | Ton <Phonologie> | Intonation <Linguistik> | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Phonetics & PhonologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tone.DDC classification: 414/.6 Other classification: 17.54 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Maps; Preface; Acknowledgements; Notation systems, symbols and abbreviations; Glossary of terms and abbreviations; Alphabetical list of OT constraints; 1 Introduction; 2 Contrastive tone; 3 Tonal features; 4 The autosegmental nature of tone, and its analysis in Optimality Theory; 5 Tone in morphology and in syntax; 6 African languages; 7 Asian and Pacific languages; 8 The Americas; 9 Tone, stress, accent, and intonation; 10 Perception and acquisition of tone; Bibliography; Author index; Subject index.
Summary: Assuming little or no prior knowledge of the topic, this textbook provides a clearly organized introduction to tone and tonal phonology. Comprehensive in scope, it examines the main types of tonal systems found in Africa, the Americas, and Asia, using examples from the widest possible range of tone languages.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-334) and indexes.

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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Maps; Preface; Acknowledgements; Notation systems, symbols and abbreviations; Glossary of terms and abbreviations; Alphabetical list of OT constraints; 1 Introduction; 2 Contrastive tone; 3 Tonal features; 4 The autosegmental nature of tone, and its analysis in Optimality Theory; 5 Tone in morphology and in syntax; 6 African languages; 7 Asian and Pacific languages; 8 The Americas; 9 Tone, stress, accent, and intonation; 10 Perception and acquisition of tone; Bibliography; Author index; Subject index.

Assuming little or no prior knowledge of the topic, this textbook provides a clearly organized introduction to tone and tonal phonology. Comprehensive in scope, it examines the main types of tonal systems found in Africa, the Americas, and Asia, using examples from the widest possible range of tone languages.

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Tone by Yip Moira
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Tone by Yip, Moira Jean Winsland. ©2002
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