[Lingtyp] languages without word level stress
clairebowern at gmail.com
Thu Oct 17 17:45:38 UTC 2019
See also Maskikit-Essed and Gussenhoven (2016), which also has some links
to other languages, as well as diagnostics.
On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 1:20 PM Eva Lindström <evali at ling.su.se> wrote:
> Dear Adam, I think you will find that Kuot meets the requirements; please
> Lindström, Eva & Remijsen, Bert. 2005. “Aspects of the prosody of Kuot, a
> language where intonation ignores stress”. *Linguistics* 43:4, 839–870
> On Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 15:45, TALLMAN Adam <Adam.TALLMAN at cnrs.fr> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> This is just a query for sources.
>> I'm looking for languages that have been explicitly described as having
>> no word-level stress. I was under the impression that this was fairly
>> common, but apparently the existence of such languages (e.g. French) is
>> controversial [?].
>> To be clear, I mean stress in Hyman's sense of a single culminative and
>> obligatory marking of prominence.
>> (After that, I'm wondering whether there have been cases of languages
>> that are described as containing neither word-level nor phrase-level stress
>> in the same sense).
>> Adam James Ross Tallman (PhD, UT Austin)
>> ELDP-SOAS -- Postdoctorante
>> CNRS -- Dynamique Du Langage (UMR 5596)
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