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Query:   Summary: Post 1990 sources on Stressed/Syllable-timing
Author:  Andries Coetzee
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Phonetics
Phonology
Typology

Summary:   DEAR LINGUISTS

A FEW WEEKS AGO I POSTED ON THE LIST ASKING FOR ANY SOURCES (ESPECIALLY POST 1990) ON THE STRESSED/SYLLABLE-TIMING ISSUE. I PROMISED TO POST A SUMMARY OF THE RESPONSES I RECEIVED. I DID NOT GET A LOT OF REACTION, BUT THE POSTS THAT I DID RECEIVE WERE VERY HELPFUL.

BEFORE I PROVIDE A LISTT OF THE SOURCES I WERE INFORMED ABOUT, TWO GENERAL COMMENTS: (I) MOST OF THE LINGUISTS WHO RESPONDED MENTIONED THAT THE DIVISION OF LANGUAGES INTO THE TWO RHYTHMIC CATEGORIES IS NOT ACCEPTED WIDELY ANYMORE. (II) ONE OF THE REASONS WHY I DID NOT FIND A LOT OF POST 1990 SOURCES ON MY OWN INITIAL SEARCH, WAS THAT I USED

LL Issue: 10.614
Date Posted: 28-Apr-1999
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