By Harry van der Hulst,Rob Goedemans,Ellen van Zanten
In half I of this quantity, specialists on a variety of language components supply surveys of note stress/accent structures of as many languages in 'their' a part of the realm as they can lay their arms on. No preconditions (theoretical or in a different way) have been set, however the authors have been inspired to exploit the StressTyp facts of their chapters.
Australian Languages (Rob Goedemans), Austronesian Languages (Ellen van Zanten, Ruben Stoel and Bert Remijsen), Papuan Languages (Ellen van Zanten and Philomena Dol), North American Languages (Keren Rice), South American Languages (Sergio Meira and Leo Wetzels), African Languages (Laura Downing), eu Languages (Harry van der Hulst), Asian Languages (Harry van der Hulst and René Schiering), heart jap Languages (Harry van der Hulst and Sam Hellmuth).
There is an introductory bankruptcy (Chapter 1) that may give you the reader with straightforward terminology and theoretical instruments to appreciate the range of accentual platforms that would be mentioned within the next chapters of this publication. bankruptcy 2 has a double functionality. It offers an outline of tension styles in Australian languages, yet while it truly is meant to (re-)familiarize readers with the coding, terminology and theoretical rules of the StressTyp database. bankruptcy eleven offers statistical and typological details from the StressTyp database. half II of this quantity comprises 'language profiles' that are, for every of the 511 languages contained in StressTyp (in 2009), extracts from the data that's inside the database.
This quantity should be of curiosity to humans within the box of theoretical phonology and language typology. it is going to functionality as a reference paintings for those teams of researchers, but additionally, extra quite often, for individuals engaged on syntax and different fields of linguistics, who may well desire to understand yes uncomplicated evidence in regards to the distribution of note accessory systems
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