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This quantity offers 14 experimental reports of lexical tone and intonation in a large choice of languages. Six papers take care of the discriminability or the functionality of intonation contours and lexical tones in particular languages, as confirmed at the foundation of listener responses, in addition to with mind activation styles caused by the notion of tonal and intonational stimuli. the rest 8 papers document on exact phonetic findings on numerous tonal phenomena in a couple of languages, together with declination in tone languages, ultimate reducing, consonant-tone interactions and pitch objective alignment.

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