Structural influences on accentual lengthening in English

@article{Turk1999StructuralIO,
  title={Structural influences on accentual lengthening in English},
  author={A. Turk and Laurence White},
  journal={Journal of Phonetics},
  year={1999},
  volume={27},
  pages={171-206}
}
Abstract Results of four experiments suggest modifications of Turk and Sawusch's 1997 hypothesis that accentual lengthening occurs throughout a within-word foot-sized domain, and is blocked by its boundaries. Instead, results suggest that (1) a relatively large amount of accentual lengthening occurs on the syllable (primarily its onset and nucleus) with which the pitch accent is associated, (2) there are relatively large rightward effects on syllables adjacent to the pitch accented syllable… Expand

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