The Phonetics and Phonology of Korean Prosody: Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Structure, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Phonetics and Phonology of Korean Prosody

Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Structure, 1st Edition

By Sun-Ah Jun


255 pages

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First published in 1996. This book examines the phonetics and phonology of Korean prosody. Based on phonetic experiments, it proposes intonationally marked prosodic constituents above the word which condition various connected speech phenomena. This title will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.

Table of Contents

Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction 2. The Intonation and Prosodic Structure of Korean 3. The Accentual Phrase 4. The Intonational Phrase 5. Factors Affecting Prosodic Phrasing 6. Interface Between the Prosody and the Lexicon 7. Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index

About the Author

Sun-Ah Jun is Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her research focuses on intonational phonology, prosodic typology, the interface between prosody and the various subareas of linguistics, and language acquisition.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Phonetics and Phonology

This set of 23 volumes, originally published between 1952 and 1996, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on the subject of phonetics and phonology, including studies on the axiomatic method, nonlinear phonology, and prosodic phonology. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of language and linguistics.

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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General