The tone system of the Luanyjang dialect of Dinka

@inproceedings{Remijsen2008TheTS,
  title={The tone system of the Luanyjang dialect of Dinka},
  author={B. Remijsen and D. Ladd},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract This paper presents a descriptive analysis of tone in the Luanyjang variety of Dinka, a Nilotic language spoken in Southern Sudan. We show that Luanyjang Dinka has four tonemes, High (H), Low (L), Rising (LH) and Falling (HL). We also describe how underlying tone sequences are often substantially modified in utterances by a number of context-sensitive phonological processes such as dissimilatory lowering of High tones. Given our standard autosegmental description, the phonological… Expand
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