The prosodic structure and pitch accent of Northern Kyungsang Korean

  title={The prosodic structure and pitch accent of Northern Kyungsang Korean},
  author={Jongho Jun and Jungsun Kim and Ha Young Lee and S. Jun},
  journal={Journal of East Asian Linguistics},
This study investigates the underlying tonal pattern of pitch accent, tone interaction, focus effects, and the prosodic structure of Northern Kyungsang Korean (NKK) by examining tone-syllable alignment and the realization of pitch accent in different tonal/prosodic contexts. Based on quantitative data, we propose that the underlying tone of pitch accent is H*+L and that the left edge of a prosodic word is marked by a low boundary tone (L). Our observation, with respect to the tone interaction… Expand
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ii Dedication : i v Acknowledgments v Vita ........ vii Publications vii Fields of Study v i i i List of Tables i x
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