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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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Ilse Lehiste wrote 11 books and almost research papers and criticism. Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste. 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.

The author assembles and summarizes what is currently known about the phonetic nature of suprasegmentals and evaluates the available evidence from the point of view of linguistic theory. She attempts to identify the phonetic conditioning factors within which the features may be manifested, then considers their linguistic functions at the word level and at the sentence level. More than phoneticians from 35 countries participated in the Congress.

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Her thesis dealt with the work of William Morrisin particular the part concerning Nordic literature. Lists with This Book. She was also co-author of books and articles and acted as editor. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Lisa rated suuprasegmentals it was ok Aug 16, The author assembles and summarizes what is currently known about the phonetic nature of suprasegment “A phonologist ignores phonetics at his own peril,” remarks Professor Lehiste, whose work in acoustic phonetics and in historical and descriptive phonology over the past decade has resulted in this important experimental study of the linguistic function of suprasegmentals.

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Chapter 3 considers the suprasegmental elements of pitch, tone, and intonation. To ask other readers questions about Suprasegmentalsplease sign up. Alan rated it it was amazing Jun 03, To see what your suprasegmetals thought of this book, please sign up.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 06, Supraeegmentals Spock rated it it was amazing Shelves: Segmental and Syllabic Quantity in Estonian. In American linguistics, the author points out, the term is used more or less synonymously with prosodic features. Miska marked it as to-read Apr 07, Preview — Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste. Haris Themistocleous added it Dec 04, Retrieved 16 December In a concluding chapter Professor Lehiste evaluates the findings and considers their potential contribution to linguistic theory.

Chapter 2 deals with duration and its linguistic function.

Want to Read saving…. The author discusses some of the physiological correlates of linguistic stress which have been established by experimental techniques over the past 15 years. Word and Sentence Prosody in Serbocroatian.


Ilse Lehiste 31 January — 25 December was an Estonian-born American linguistauthor of many studies in phonetics. Views Read Edit View history. President of the Linguistic Society of America Nik Smith marked it as to-read May 07, Return to Book Page.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. She did much to make Estonia and Estonian known in the United States and elsewhere in the world. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Open Preview See a Problem?

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 suprssegmentals pitch as tools for prosodic phenomena in languages. Hardcoverpages. Deanna marked it as to-read Feb 10, 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 began her studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Tartu.