Stability of tonal alignment: the case of Greek prenuclear accents

@article{Arvaniti1998StabilityOT,
  title={Stability of tonal alignment: the case of Greek prenuclear accents},
  author={Amalia Arvaniti and D. Robert Ladd and Ineke Mennen},
  journal={Journal of Phonetics},
  year={1998},
  volume={26},
  pages={3-25}
}
Abstract Greek prenuclear accents show a sharp rise that starts near the onset of the accented syllable and peaks on the following unaccented syllable (if there is one). We have presented elsewhere evidence for analyzing these accents as consisting of a L(ow) and a H(igh) target. In afirst experiment exploring the factors that affect the location of the H target, we discovered that in words with antepenultimate lexical stress the H is consistently aligned just after the onset of the first… 

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