By Ilse Lehiste. ISBN ISBN “A phonologist ignores phonetics at his personal peril,” feedback Professor Lehiste, whose. In the following we will therefore mainly refer to Suprasegmentals and in general adopt a preliminary definition by Lehiste [Lehiste 70]: “Suprasegmental features. The MIT Press, p. Contents Foreword Introduction Quantity b Timing of articulatory sequences Time dimension of the acoustic signal.

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Professor Lehiste has provided substantial groundwork for further research in phonetics, including the investigation of suprasegmental sandhi effects and the role of suprasegmentals in morphophonemic rules. The book contains a great deal of painstakingly gathered evidence for the existence of speech patterns whose domain is larger than a segment and which, the author states, should form a part of linguistic theory.

She describes observed linguistic facts, seeks to explain them, and attempts to set up predictions. The emphasis of Professor Lehiste’s work is on the production and perception of suprasegmental features. Want to Read saving….

Ilse Lehiste finished high school in Tallinn and studied piano playing at the Conservatory. It considers physiological mechanisms involved in producing quantity phenomena, their physical acoustic manifestation, the perceptual correlates of quantity, various phonetic phenomena connected with quantity, and the linguistic function of quantity. In she moved to Germany, where she continued her studies — while working for her keep — at the universities of Leipzig and Hamburgand obtained a doctoral degree at the University of Hamburg.


Hardcoverpages. She contends that neither definition is complete and intends in this research to provide a more fully satisfying description of these complex and elusive phenomena.

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Retrieved Mar 22, During the Soviet occupation of Estonia, she leehiste to mediate research papers between Estonia and the free world. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Segmental and Syllabic Quantity in Estonian. In she moved to the United States where she defended her second doctoral thesis — this one about linguistics — at the University of Michigan. To ask other readers questions about Suprasegmentalsplease sign up.

She was also co-author of books and articles and acted as editor. Retrieved from ” https: Jo added it Feb 06, Suprasegmental features are either listed as the set of features consisting of pitch, stress, and quantity or defined as features whose domain extends over more than one segment. Phonology Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley.


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Lehiste I. Suprasegmentals

Chapter 4 deals with the most elusive of the suprasegmental features, stress. In she began her studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Tartu. She did much to make Estonia and Estonian known in the United States and elsewhere in the world. Ilse Lehiste wrote euprasegmentals books suprasegmentaos almost research papers and criticism. Lisa rated it it was ok Aug 16, Refresh and try again. Nik Smith marked it as to-read May 07, Haris Themistocleous added it Dec 04, Return to Book Page.

This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat I have no idea why this book hasn’t seen any new editions or at least reprints sincesince it’s a veritable gold mine of knowledge on quantity and pitch as tools for suprrasegmentals phenomena in languages.

Foe convenience, a supradegmentals immediately following the introductory chapter illustrates the scheme of presentation followed throughout the book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In American linguistics, the author points out, the term is used more or less synonymously with prosodic features.