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By VincentJ.vanHeuven,Ellen vanZanten

This publication provides highlights of the result of the study program“Phonetics and phonology of (word)prosodic structures within the languages of Indonesia”. the focus of the e-book is on(i)the method within which questions and statements are discovered and(ii)(absence of)lexical rigidity and how during which the strain is discovered inIndonesian languages.Apart from those major subject matters one bankruptcy offers an research of the lexical tone procedure of Magey Matbat,a language spoken on one of many Raja Ampat islands,Papua province. Intonation, inparticular the question-statement opposition,was studied for Kutai Malay,Manado Malay and Yogyakarta palace Javanese.Like in Western languages, intonation performs a big half within the statement-question competition in all 3 languages defined during this quantity. Word-based pressure used to be researched in Betawi Malay,(Standard)Indonesian and TobaBatak.Findings recommend that extra Indonesian languages than past expected lack a word-based pressure procedure. The 5 PhD scholars within the undertaking contributed one bankruptcy every one, highlighting a few element in their dissertation work.The postdocs contributed co-authored chapters.The venture coordinators’introductory bankruptcy encompasses a brief advent to prosodyandits properties.A end bankruptcy in brief summarizes the most result of the venture. This e-book is of designated curiosity to experimental linguists engaged on tension and intonation and to scholars of Indonesian linguistics.

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