By Ilse Lehiste. ISBN ISBN “A phonologist ignores phonetics at his personal peril,” feedback Professor Lehiste, whose. In the following we will therefore mainly refer to Suprasegmentals and in general adopt a preliminary definition by Lehiste [Lehiste 70]: “Suprasegmental features. The MIT Press, p. Contents Foreword Introduction Quantity b Timing of articulatory sequences Time dimension of the acoustic signal.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Suprasegmentaks account. Views Read Edit View history. In American linguistics, the author points out, the term is used more or less synonymously with prosodic features. She was also co-author of books and articles and acted as editor.

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Miska marked it as to-read Apr 07, In a concluding chapter Professor Lehiste evaluates the findings and considers their potential contribution to linguistic theory. Jo added it Feb 06, In particular, she has done valuable research work on Estonian phonetics. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The book contains a great deal of painstakingly gathered evidence for the existence of speech patterns whose domain is larger than a segment and which, the author states, should form a part of linguistic theory.


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Lehiste I. Suprasegmentals

President of the Linguistic Society of America The author discusses some of the physiological correlates of linguistic stress which have been established by experimental techniques over the past 15 years. Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste. To ask other readers questions about Suprasegmentalsplease sign up.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The author assembles and summarizes what is currently known about the phonetic nature of suprasegment “A phonologist ignores phonetics at his own peril,” remarks Professor Lehiste, whose work in acoustic phonetics and in historical and descriptive phonology over the past decade has resulted in this important experimental study of the linguistic function of suprasegmentals. Hardcoverpages.

Ilse Lehiste finished high school in Tallinn and studied piano playing at the Conservatory. Suprasegmental features are either listed as the set of features consisting of pitch, stress, and quantity or defined as features whose domain extends over more than one segment.

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The emphasis of Professor Lehiste’s work is on the production and perception of suprasegmental features. Ilse Lehiste 31 January — 25 December was an Estonian-born American linguistauthor of many studies in phonetics. Chapter 2 deals with duration and its linguistic function. She contends that neither definition is complete and intends in this research to provide a more fully satisfying description of these complex and elusive phenomena.


I have no idea why this book hasn’t seen any new editions or at least reprints sincesince it’s a veritable gold mine of knowledge on quantity and pitch as tools for prosodic phenomena in languages. Open Preview See a Problem? Preview — Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste. During the Soviet occupation of Estonia, she helped to mediate research papers between Estonia and the free world. Georgiana Popescu added it Jun 29, Want to Read saving….

Word and Sentence Prosody in Serbocroatian. Ilse Lehiste wrote 11 books and almost research papers and criticism.


May 06, Emperador Spock rated it it was amazing Shelves: She describes observed linguistic facts, seeks to explain them, and attempts to set up predictions. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Nik Smith marked it as to-read May 07,

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