Tonal alignment is contrastive in falling contours in Dinka

@article{Remijsen2013TonalAI,
  title={Tonal alignment is contrastive in falling contours in Dinka},
  author={B. Remijsen},
  journal={Language},
  year={2013},
  volume={89},
  pages={297 - 327}
}
This study investigates a contrast in tonal alignment that involves falling contours in Dinka. This contrast calls into question the assumption that tonal alignment cannot distinguish contour tones of the same shape within the syllable domain (e.g. Odden 1995). A qualitative description and a small-scale perception study are followed by a detailed production study. The results indicate that the main correlate of the contrast is indeed tonal alignment: the early-aligned fall sets in during the… Expand
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