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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More than phoneticians from 35 countries participated in the Congress. Views Read Edit View history. In she moved to Germany, where she continued her studies — suprasegmsntals working for her keep — at the universities of Leipzig and Hamburgand obtained a doctoral degree at the University of Hamburg.

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Alan rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Retrieved from ” https: Deanna marked it as to-read Feb 10, In particular, she has done valuable research work on Estonian phonetics. May 06, Emperador Spock rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. She was also co-author of books and articles and acted as editor. To ask other readers questions about Suprasegmentalsplease sign up.

The emphasis of Professor Lehiste’s work is on the production and perception of suprasegmental features. 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. She contends that neither definition is complete and intends in this research to provide a more fully satisfying description of these complex and elusive phenomena.


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.

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Professor Lehiste has provided substantial groundwork for further research in phonetics, including the investigation of suprasegmental sandhi effects and the role of suprasegmentals in morphophonemic rules. Refresh and try again. Her main fields of research were acoustic phonetics and phonologyprosodylanguage contactsEstonian and Serbo-Croatian. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lisa rated suprasegmentasl it was ok Aug 16, Ilse Lehiste finished high school in Tallinn and studied piano playing at the Conservatory.


Foe convenience, a chart immediately following the introductory chapter illustrates the scheme of presentation followed throughout the book.

American Studies in Uralic Linguistics, vol. Her thesis dealt with the work of William Morrisin particular the part concerning Nordic literature.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. President of the Linguistic Society of America She was also interested in Estonian runic songs and, in collaboration with Jaan Ross, published several works on this topic.


Languages Eesti Edit links. Chapter 4 deals with the most elusive of the suprasegmental features, stress. In she moved to the United States where she defended her second doctoral thesis — this one about linguistics — at the University of Michigan.

She did much to make Estonia and Estonian known in the United States and elsewhere in the world. No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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.

Preview — Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste. Nik Smith marked it as to-read May 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ilse Lehiste wrote 11 books and almost research papers and criticism. Books by Ilse Lehiste. Retrieved Mar 22, Word and Sentence Prosody in Serbocroatian. Miska marked it as to-read Apr 07, In a concluding chapter Professor Lehiste evaluates the findings and considers their potential contribution to linguistic theory.