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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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Open Preview See a Problem? Her main fields of research were acoustic phonetics and phonologyprosodylanguage contactsSuprasegmemtals and Serbo-Croatian. I have no idea why this book hasn’t seen any new editions or at lehistf reprints sincesince it’s a veritable gold mine of knowledge on quantity and pitch as tools for prosodic phenomena in languages. Word and Sentence Prosody in Serbocroatian. Deanna marked suprasegmejtals as to-read Feb 10, Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste.

She was also interested in Estonian runic songs and, in collaboration with Jaan Ross, published several works on this topic. May 06, Emperador Spock rated it it was amazing Shelves: Foe convenience, a chart immediately following the introductory chapter illustrates the scheme of presentation followed throughout the book.

Ilse Lehiste wrote 11 books and almost research papers and criticism. In particular, she has done valuable research work on Estonian phonetics. Her thesis dealt with the work of William Morrisin particular the part concerning Nordic literature. Preview — Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste.

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 lehite study of the linguistic function of suprasegmentals.


The author discusses some of the physiological correlates of linguistic zuprasegmentals which have been established by experimental techniques over the past 15 years. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste

Lisa rated it it was ok Aug 16, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Retrieved Mar 22, She was also co-author of books and articles and acted as editor.

This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Haris Themistocleous added it Dec 04, In American linguistics, the author points out, the term is used more or less synonymously with prosodic features. In she began her studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Tartu. Nik Smith marked it as to-read May 07, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Miska marked it as to-read Apr 07, The book contains a great deal of painstakingly gathered evidence for the existence of speech patterns whose domain suprasegmentale larger than a segment and which, the author states, should form a part of linguistic theory.

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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. To ask other readers questions about Suprasegmentalsplease sign up.


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. Jo added it Feb 06, Retrieved from ” https: Books by Ilse Lehiste.

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The author assembles and summarizes what lehiate currently known about the phonetic nature of suprasegmentals and evaluates the available evidence from the point of view of linguistic theory. Ilse Lehiste 31 January — 25 December was an Estonian-born American linguistauthor of many studies in phonetics.

Lists with This Book. In she suprasegkentals to Germany, where she continued her studies — while working for her keep — at the universities of Leipzig and Hamburgand obtained a doctoral degree at the University of Hamburg. Retrieved 16 December Views Read Edit View history.

In she moved to the United States where she defended her second doctoral thesis — this one about linguistics — at the University of Michigan. Return to Book Page. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. No trivia or quizzes yet.

More than phoneticians from 35 countries supraseegmentals in the Congress. Professor Lehiste has provided substantial groundwork for further research in phonetics, including the investigation of suprasegmental sandhi effects and the role of suprasegmentals in morphophonemic rules.