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Introduction: Intonation in African tone languages

Chapter in book
Authors Laura J. Downing
Annie Rialland
Published in Intonation in African Tone Languages / edited by Laura J. Downing and Annie Rialland
Pages 1-16
ISBN 978-3-11-048479-3
Publisher Mouton de Gruyter
Place of publication Berlin
Publication year 2016
Published at Department of Languages and Literatures
Pages 1-16
Language en
Keywords Downstep, focus prosody, final lowering, question prosody
Subject categories Languages and Literature, Linguistics, African languages


The introduction to the book surveys issues in intonation in African tone languages, such as downstep, final lowering, question prosody and focus prosody that are raised by the chapters in the book.

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