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Conference Paper: The Prosodic System of Japanese as a subtype of Tone System: evidence from Prinmi

TitleThe Prosodic System of Japanese as a subtype of Tone System: evidence from Prinmi
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Issue Date2011
PublisherCUNY Phonology Forum.
Citation
The 2011 CUNY Conference on the Phonology of Endangered Languages, New York, NY., 12-14 January 2011. How to Cite?
AbstractExcept for a few varieties, the Japanese language has developed a tonal system commonly referred to as ‘pitch-accent’, or simply ‘accent’ (Shibatani 1990). As pointed out by Hyman (2009), the term ‘pitch-accent’ has been used as a rubric in describing a number of languages that do not share a coherent system. While it is true that the prosodic system of Japanese differs essentially from that of Swedish, Serbo-Croatian or other so-called ‘pitch-accent’ languages, I contest, based on evidence from Prinmi, Hyman’s conclusion of non-existence of a subtype of tone language for …
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dc.contributor.authorDing, PSen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-23T06:46:35Z-
dc.date.available2011-09-23T06:46:35Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 2011 CUNY Conference on the Phonology of Endangered Languages, New York, NY., 12-14 January 2011.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/141628-
dc.description.abstractExcept for a few varieties, the Japanese language has developed a tonal system commonly referred to as ‘pitch-accent’, or simply ‘accent’ (Shibatani 1990). As pointed out by Hyman (2009), the term ‘pitch-accent’ has been used as a rubric in describing a number of languages that do not share a coherent system. While it is true that the prosodic system of Japanese differs essentially from that of Swedish, Serbo-Croatian or other so-called ‘pitch-accent’ languages, I contest, based on evidence from Prinmi, Hyman’s conclusion of non-existence of a subtype of tone language for …-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherCUNY Phonology Forum.-
dc.relation.ispartofCUNY Conference on the Phonology of Endangered Languagesen_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleThe Prosodic System of Japanese as a subtype of Tone System: evidence from Prinmien_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailDing, PS: picus@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityDing, PS=rp01205en_US
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dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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