Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 December 2006

480 Pages | numerous line drawings, tables and halftones


ISBN: 9780199208746

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Prosodic Typology

The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Sun-Ah Jun

  • The most comprehensive book on comparative phonology ever published
  • Introduces the principles of Tones and Break Indices, a transcription system for prosodic analysis
  • Compares 21 languages and includes three chapters (English, Italian, Swedish) on dialect typology
  • The first book on intonation that includes sound files on a companion website

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