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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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Written some years later and describing Akan in the Gold Coast (Ghana), Christaller's description of Niger-Congo tonology is largely consistent with Crowther's and likely influenced by it.
This is part of a larger pattern in the tonology where a floating H will delete at certain boundaries if there is no fully realized TBU for it to associate with, contrasting with a floating L which will consistantly result in a contour or downstep if not fully associated.
The phrasal cycle in Kivunjo Chaga tonology. In The Phonology-Syntax Connection, Sharon Inkelas and Draga Zec (eds.), 217-242.
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.
Weidert, Tibeto-Burman Tonology. Bulletin de la Societe de Linguistique de Paris 83.2:303-8.
Structure preservation and postlexical tonology in Dagbani.
Studies in Bantu Tonology. Los Angeles: Southern California Occasional Papers in Linguistics No.
The Verbal Tonology of Lunyala and Lumarachi: Two Dialects of Luluyia (Bantu, J.30, Kenya).