publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Other literature type . 2018

Some preliminary observations on prosody and information structure in Austronesian languages of Indonesia and East Timor

Himmelmann, Nikolaus P.;
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  • Published: 23 Aug 2018
  • Publisher: Language Science Press
Abstract
This chapter provides a brief overview of what is known about prosody and information<br> structure in the Austronesian languages of Indonesia and East Timor. It emphasizes the fact<br> that the prosodic systems found in these languages appear to differ substantially from the<br> better known systems found in languages such as English and German and finds that to date<br> there is little evidence that prosody plays a major role in conveying information-structural<br> distinctions. Of major import in this regard appears to be the fact that many Austronesian<br> languages in the area appear to lack lexical stress as well as lexical tone. Consequently,<br> intonati...
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Other literature type . 2018

Some preliminary observations on prosody and information structure in Austronesian languages of Indonesia and East Timor

Himmelmann, Nikolaus P.;