Laryngealization or Pitch Accent - the Case of Danish Stød

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportKonferencebidrag i proceedingsForskningfagfællebedømt

Recent proposals make Danish stød the phonetic manifestation of a HL tonal pattern compressed within one syllable. This review of the relevant aspects of Danish stød and intonation demonstrates that (1) such a tonal representation of stød is contradicted by the phonetic reality. (2) Stød is distributed in words according to the same principles across regional varieties of Danish, but tonal patterns are highly variable. (3) Pitch accents are aligned with stressed syllables, whereas stød occurs also in less than fully stressed syllables, devoid of autonomous pitch movements. (4) A word may have only one pitch accent, but Danish words may have more than one stød.
TitelSpeech Prosody 7 - Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Speech Prosody : Social and Linguistic Speech Prosody
RedaktørerNick Campbell, Dafydd Gibbon, Daniel Hirst
Antal sider5
Udgivelses stedDublin
Publikationsdato20 maj 2014
ISBN (Elektronisk)ISSN: 2333-2042
StatusUdgivet - 20 maj 2014

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