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tonology

the science of tones or of speech intonations, proceeding historically and comparatively. — tonological, adj.
See also: Tuning
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Structure preservation and postlexical tonology in Dagbani.
The Verbal Tonology of Lunyala and Lumarachi: Two Dialects of Luluyia (Bantu, J.
After a friendly enough beginning in the mid-1970s, he precipitated an angry exchange of articles in the early 1980s (Weidert 1981; Matisoff 1982), creating a mood between us which no doubt accounts for TBT's calculated avoidance of all mention of my work, even in the chapter on Lolo-Burmese tonology (ch.
can do little but throw up his hands, since they constitute "a typical example of advanced tonology where tracing of comparative tonal categories by means of intradivisional tonal comparison does not immediately lead to a unitary reconstruction pattern" (p.
the tonology of languages continuous within a single division is apparently drawing its tonological evolution from a common fundus of ancestral features which make this evolution still recognizably similar within the whole division" (pp.