backdrop against which F0 is interpreted linguistically”. Tonal coherence within the prosodic phrase 73 However, Liberman and Pierrehumbert (1984) show that the major factors shaping the F0 contour are local ones, and, consequently, that it is not necessary to assume any time-dependent declination. The downward trend of F0 is explained by a combination of a… (More)
Figure 6.5 Screenshot of the computer program Judge (Granqvist 1996) where the listeners rated the strength of given boundaries by adjusting a scrollbar. The labeled extremes of the scale are: ingen gräns ‘no boundary’ and mycket stark gräns ‘very strong boundary’.