Regardless of the new advances within the integration of lexical tone and intonation in phonological concept, all too frequently the learn of intonation and the research of lexical tone are seen as belonging to diversified study traditions. This assortment strengthens the built-in technique through learning tone and intonation inside a typical framework, and by means of tracing their interplay in particular prosodic structures. a few papers care for the structural homes of lexical tone and intonation, whereas others specialize in the historic improvement of prosodic structures. the quantity additionally incorporates a re-assessment of a vintage paper on the typology of tone principles, and a survey of gains signalling query intonation in African languages.
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