Stress and Tone – The African Experience

ISBN 978-3-89645-017-3

Stress and Tone – The African Experience

Edited by: Rose-Juliet Anyanwu. With contributions by: Rose-Juliet Anyanwu, Lee S. Bickmore, Denis Creissels, Laura J. Downing, Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Leoma Gilley, Larry Hyman, Roland Kießling, Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig, Robert Nicolaï, Imelda Udoh, Rainer Voßen.

Series: Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin Year 2003, Volume 15

2004
4 pp. Roman, 200 pp.
numerous tables and charts
Text language(s): English
Format: 160 x 240 mm
340 g
Paperback
€ 34.80

CONTENTS

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 uoundaries

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 (Central Khoisan)


Buchbesprechung · Book Review · Compte-rendu de publications

Robert Nicolaï: Leçon d’Afrique, filiations, ruptures et reconstitution de langues – un hommage à Gabriel Manessy
(Rose-Juliet Anyanwu)


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