By Gero Kunter
This quantity addresses a number of claims concerning the prominence styles present in English nominal compounds in a conscientiously empirical method. Listener talent to spot those styles is investigated, and the acoustic houses that distinguish the styles are pointed out. those houses are used to foretell statistically the prominence trend of any given compound. The publication additional analyzes the semantic and structural elements influencing the distribution of the prominence styles, and addresses the level of inside- and across-speaker variability in English compound rigidity assignment.
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