Rose-Juliet Anyanwu (ed.): Stress and Tone – The African Experience [PDF]


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FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 15

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IV, 200 pp.
numerous tables and charts

Text language: English


Rose-Juliet Anyanwu: Tone and accent in the Igbo verb
Lee S. Bickmore: The use of feet to account for binary tone spreading
Denis Creissels: Some remarks on tonal processes at utterance boundaries
Laura Downing: Stress, tone and focus in Chichewa and Xhosa
Zygmunt Frajzyngier: Tone and vowel deletion, insertion and syllable structure
Leoma Gilley: The feature of stress in Nilotic
Larry Hyman / Imelda Udoh: Tone mapping in Leggbó
Roland Kießling: Tonogenesis in Southern Cushitic (Common West Rift)
Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig: The prosodological structure of Herero
Rainer Voßen: Verbal tone and stress in //Ani [||Ani] (Central Khoisan)

Under these links you will find publications by the contributors and further descriptions of the languages / language families analyzed here:

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