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ERIC Number: ED046001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Tone Systems of Tibeto-Burman Languages of Nepal. Part I, Studies on Tone and Phonological Segments. Final Report.
Lehman, F. K., Ed.
The material in this report represents some of the earliest results of field research in the languages of Nepal by the Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc. Some of the results presented here are tentative hypotheses, subject to revision in the light of continuing research. Part I, the present volume, presents phonological data in terms of hierarchically ordered units of phoneme, syllable, stress group, etc. Following an introduction and phonological survey of seven Bodic languages of Nepal, by Austin Hale, the first paper in the section on Tone is concerned with the role of nuclei of feet in the analysis of tone in the Tibeto-Burman languages of Nepal, by Kenneth L. Pike. Other papers dealing with tone are presented by Hale, Warren W. Glover, Bruce C. Hinton, Maria Hari, Doreen Taylor, Pike, Ross Caughley, Dora Bieri, Marlene Schulze, and Kent Gordon. The section on Phonological Segments presents segmental synopses by Hale, Glover, Taylor, Hari, Caughley, Beiri, Schulze, Gordon, and Burkard Schoettelndreyer. A discussion of Sherpa vowels by Schoettelndreyer and Hale concludes this volume. See AL 002 732-4 for Parts II, III, and IV of this report. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document.] (AMM)
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Field Studies, Intonation, Language Rhythm, Phonemes, Phonology, Sino Tibetan Languages, Sound Spectrographs, Syllables, Tagmemic Analysis, Tone Languages
The Summer Institute of Linguistics, P.O. Box 1960, Santa Ana, Calif. 92702; Inspection copy available at the Center for Applied Linguistics Library, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Institute of International Studies (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Santa Ana, CA.
Identifiers: Nepal; Segmentals (Phonology); Tibeto Burman Languages
Note: Occasional Papers of the Wolfenden Society on Tibeto-Burman Languages of Nepal, Volume III.