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After a brief summary of Hans Basbøll's mora analysis of Danish stød, the results of an acoustic analysis of--primarily--consonant duration are reported. In natural running speech postvocalic stød bearing (moraic) sonorant consonants are not--as might be expected from previous investigations--systematically longer across positions than the corresponding(More)
In the light of previous acoustic analyses of Danish stød and Danish intonation, we discuss two different phonological theories. In one, stød is an autonomous laryngeal syllable prosody. In the other, stød is the phonetic manifestation of an HL tonal pattern compressed within one syllable. The tonal representation is found to be contradicted by the phonetic(More)
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