The effect of pitch peak alignment on sentence type identification in Russian.

@article{Makarova2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of pitch peak alignment on sentence type identification in Russian.},
  author={Veronika Makarova},
  journal={Language and speech},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 Pt 3},
  pages={385-422}
}
This paper reports the results of an experimental phonetic study examining pitch peak alignment in production and perception of three-syllable one-word sentences with phonetic rising-falling pitch movement by speakers of Russian. The first part of the study (Experiment 1) utilizes 22 one-word three-syllable utterances read by five female speakers of Russian as a declarative, an exclamation, and an interrogative. Significant differences in the alignment of pitch peak across declaratives and… CONTINUE READING