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By Harry van der Hulst,Rob Goedemans,Ellen van Zanten

In half I of this quantity, specialists on numerous language parts supply surveys of notice stress/accent structures of as many languages in 'their' a part of the realm as they can lay their fingers on. No preconditions (theoretical or another way) have been set, however the authors have been inspired to exploit the StressTyp information of their chapters.

Australian Languages (Rob Goedemans), Austronesian Languages (Ellen van Zanten, Ruben Stoel and Bert Remijsen), Papuan Languages (Ellen van Zanten and Philomena Dol), North American Languages (Keren Rice), South American Languages (Sergio Meira and Leo Wetzels), African Languages (Laura Downing), eu Languages (Harry van der Hulst), Asian Languages (Harry van der Hulst and René Schiering), center japanese Languages (Harry van der Hulst and Sam Hellmuth).

There is an introductory bankruptcy (Chapter 1) that may give you the reader with common terminology and theoretical instruments to appreciate the range of accentual platforms that would be mentioned within the next chapters of this ebook. bankruptcy 2 has a double functionality. It provides an outline of pressure styles in Australian languages, yet whilst it's meant to (re-)familiarize readers with the coding, terminology and theoretical principles of the StressTyp database. bankruptcy eleven offers statistical and typological details from the StressTyp database. half II of this quantity comprises 'language profiles' that are, for every of the 511 languages contained in StressTyp (in 2009), extracts from the data that's inside the database.

This quantity should be of curiosity to humans within the box of theoretical phonology and language typology. it's going to functionality as a reference paintings for those teams of researchers, but additionally, extra ordinarily, for individuals engaged on syntax and different fields of linguistics, who could desire to comprehend sure uncomplicated proof concerning the distribution of observe accessory systems

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