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Contrastive tonal alignment in falling contours in Shilluk*
It has been assumed that tonal alignment is not contrastive in contour tones (e.g. Hyman 1988, Odden 1995, Yip 2002). However, Remijsen (2013) and DiCanio et al. (2014) have recently reportedExpand
Shilluk
Shilluk is a Western Nilotic language spoken in Southern Sudan. In the study of sound systems, the Western Nilotic languages are of particular interest on account of their rich systems ofExpand
Evidence for contrastive tonal alignment in Shilluk
It is widely assumed that tonal alignment is not contrastive in contour tones [1,2,3]. Contrary to this consensus, [4] recently presented evidence of contrastive alignment in falling contours inExpand
Chapter 1: Forms and functions of the base paradigm of Shilluk transitive verbs
This chapter offers a descriptive analysis of the morphological forms that make up the base paradigm of Shilluk transitive verbs, and also of the functions that are expressed through them. WithExpand
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Explorer Ternary vowel length in Shilluk
Three-level vowel length is typologically rare, and the supporting evidence is limited (Odden 2011, Prehn 2012). This paper presents the results of an investigation into the hypothesized case of thisExpand
Chapter 3: Forms and functions of the associated-motion derivations of Shilluk transitive verbs
The base paradigm of Shilluk transitive verbs includes inflectional marking for voice, subject, and tense-aspect-modality. This paradigm is described in Chapter 1. In addition to this base paradigm,Expand
ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE IPA Shilluk
Shilluk is a Western Nilotic language spoken in Southern Sudan.1 In the study of sound systems, the Western Nilotic languages are of particular interest on account of their rich systems ofExpand
A descriptive analysis of adjectives in Shilluk
We argue that Shilluk has adjectives as a lexical category distinct from both nouns and verbs, and present a descriptive analysis of their morphological and syntactic properties. Aside from the baseExpand
Ternary vowel length in Shilluk
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This paper presents the results of an acoustic study in which minimal sets for vowel length (short, long, overlong) are measured for vowel duration, coda duration, vowel quality and fundamental frequency. Expand
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