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By Sonia Frota, Pilar Prieto

This ebook bargains the 1st entire description of the prosody of 9 Romance languages that takes into consideration inner dialectal edition. groups of specialists learn the prosody of Catalan, French, Friulian, Italian, Occitan, Portuguese, Romanian, Sardinian, and Spanish utilizing the Autosegmental Metrical framework of intonational phonology and the Tones and Breaks Indices (ToBI) transcription procedure.

The chapters all percentage a typical technique, in response to a typical Discourse of completion activity questionnaire, and supply vast empirical info. The authors then examine how intonation styles interact with different grammatical potential corresponding to syntactic structures and discourse debris within the linguistic marking of a assorted set of sentence varieties and pragmatic meanings throughout Romance languages. The ToBI prosodic platforms and annotations proposed for every language are established either on a phonological research of the objective language in addition to at the shared target of utilizing ToBI analyses which are related throughout Romance languages. This e-book will pave the best way for extra systematic typological comparisons of prosody throughout either Romance and non-Romance languages.

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Intonation in Romance

This publication deals the 1st accomplished description of the prosody of 9 Romance languages that takes under consideration inner dialectal edition. groups of specialists study the prosody of Catalan, French, Friulian, Italian, Occitan, Portuguese, Romanian, Sardinian, and Spanish utilizing the Autosegmental Metrical framework of intonational phonology and the Tones and Breaks Indices (ToBI) transcription approach.

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The variety of tunes is also relatively limited in French compared to other Romance languages. Moreover, the analysis reveals interesting differences in the phonetic realization of intonation contours across French dialects. Friulian is the subject of Chapter 4, written by Paolo Roseano, Maria del Mar Vanrell, and Pilar Prieto. This chapter constitutes the first attempt to describe the intonational phonology of Friulian and its dialectal varieties within the ToBI framework. It presents an intonational analysis of the set of sentences obtained using the DCT in nine Friulian locations, each of which represents one of the language’s main dialects.

Come on! 10 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the contradiction statement Não. Vão para Lima ‘No. 12 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the information-seeking yes/no question Tem compota? 13 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the information-seeking yes/no question Um pronto-a-vestir? 14 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the information-seeking yes/no question Tem compota? 15 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the information-seeking yes/no question Mas não passa por nada?

Anda ‘Come. 31 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the command Vem cá. Volta aqui ‘Come here. 6 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the contrastive-focus statement Nu, de lămâi! 7 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the contradiction statement Ba nu, vor pleca la Lima! 8 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the statement of the obvious Desigur, cu Guillermo! 10 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the exclamatory statement Ce miros de pâine bună! 11 Waveform, spectrogram, and F0 contour of the exclamatory statement Ce miros de pâine bună!

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