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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She attempts to identify the phonetic conditioning factors within suprzsegmentals the features may be manifested, then considers their linguistic functions at the word level and at the sentence level. Nik Smith marked it as to-read May 07, From Wikipedia, suprasegmenyals free encyclopedia. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Books by Ilse Lehiste. Views Read Edit View history. The author assembles and summarizes what is currently known about the phonetic nature of suprasegmentals and evaluates the available evidence from the point of view of linguistic theory.

In particular, she has done valuable research work on Estonian phonetics. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Chapter 2 deals with duration and its linguistic function.

Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste.

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. Refresh and try again.

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She was also co-author of books and articles and acted as editor. May 06, Emperador Spock rated lrhiste it was amazing Shelves: Her main fields of research were acoustic phonetics and phonologyprosodylanguage contactsSuprasegmentqls and Serbo-Croatian.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

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. In a concluding chapter Professor Lehiste evaluates the findings and considers their potential contribution to linguistic theory. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hardcoverpages. Lists with This Book.

It considers physiological mechanisms involved in producing quantity phenomena, their physical acoustic manifestation, the perceptual correlates of quantity, various phonetic phenomena connected with quantity, and the linguistic function of quantity.

Segmental and Syllabic Quantity in Estonian. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In she moved to the United States where she defended her second doctoral thesis — this one about linguistics — at the University of Michigan.


Ilse Lehiste

During the Soviet occupation of Estonia, she helped to mediate research papers between Estonia and the free world. She did much to make Estonia and Estonian known in the United States and elsewhere in the world. Jo added it Feb 06, To ask other readers questions suprxsegmentals Suprasegmentalsplease sign up. The emphasis of Professor Lehiste’s work is on the production and perception of suprasegmental features.

Georgiana Popescu added it Jun 29, In American linguistics, the author points out, the term is used more or less synonymously with prosodic features. She was also interested in Estonian runic songs and, in collaboration with Jaan Ross, published several works on this topic. Ilse Lehiste wrote 11 books and almost research papers and criticism.

Lisa rated it it was ok Aug 16, The author discusses some of the physiological correlates of linguistic stress which have been established by experimental techniques over the past 15 years.

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