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Temporal e 4 ects of focus in Swedish

@inproceedings{Heldner2001TemporalE4,
  title={Temporal e 4 ects of focus in Swedish},
  author={M. Heldner and E. Strangert},
  year={2001}
}
The four experiments reported concern the amount and domain of lengthening associated with focal accents in Swedish. Word, syllable and segment durations were measured in read sentences with focus in di!erent positions. As expected, words with focal accents were longer than nonfocal words in general, but the amount of lengthening varied greatly, primarily due to speaker di!erences but also to position in the phrase and the word accent distinction. Most of the lengthening occurred within the… Expand

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