15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS-15)

Barcelona, Spain
August 3-9, 2003

Prosodic Typology and Compound - Phrasal Contrasts

John Ingram, Thu Nguyen

University of Queensland, Australia

This study investigates pitch (F0) and timing cues that distinguish compound words and phrases in left and right branching structures in three typologically different languages, English: a stress-accent language, stress timed, Japanese: a pitch-accent language, mora timed and Vietnamese: a tone language, syllable timed.

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Bibliographic reference.  Ingram, John / Nguyen, Thu (2003): "Prosodic typology and compound - phrasal contrasts", In ICPhS-15, 479-482.