suprasegmental


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pertaining to a feature of speech that extends over more than a single speech sound

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In this case, the relative stability of consonantal information, as well as most suprasegmental information, could have made up for the deficiencies in vowel cues.
While the linguistic will highlight painstakingly the Igbo phonology, both at the segmental and suprasegmental levels, the purely scientific will not only describe the articulatory details in terms of the physical properties and the production of igbo sounds, but also provide insight into the acoustic correlates of Igbo utterances.
He then systematically explores regional accents by looking at 9 major markers of place, 19 segmental differences, and a few regional suprasegmentals.
Intonation is suprasegmental, and despite their segmental differences, Arabic and English are phonologically stress-timed.
It may also have followed confessional lines as Anja Voeste has suggested ("The Emergence of Suprasegmental Spellings in German," in Orthographies in Early Modern Europe, ed.
Female suprasegmental speech parameters in reproductive age postmenopause.
Suprasegmental thus refers to any grammatical unit larger than a segment, from syllable to word to phrase to sentence.
L]a ensenanza de la pronunciacion debe, por principio, basarse en la interaccion comunicativa mas que en la practica repetitiva de las formas aisladas (sea cual sea el tamano de estas), y, consecuentemente, el plano suprasegmental, que tanta importancia reviste para la comunicacion en cuanto que es el que mas directamente refleja los factores situacionales y contextuales de los que depende la cadena hablada, se ordena en primer lugar [.
In linguistics, one finds that pace (often termed tempo, and at times inaccurately meshed with duration) is a suprasegmental parameter that sometimes appears as a component of rhythm in ordinary language.
Si bien el perfil linguistico y pragmatico de los sujetos con SA no es homogeneo, se han observado dificultades en el nivel suprasegmental, en el uso de verbos mentales, en la comprension de lenguaje figurado y expresiones idiomaticas, en la variedad de actos de habla empleados y, de modo mas general, en aquellos casos en que la comprension demanda una fuerte integracion de la informacion linguistica y contextual (para un perfil mas detallado, v.
This is not unexpected, as even though these measures contribute to variations in tone, they are microprosodic measures, as opposed to the suprasegmental parameters studied, which have been shown to be significant intergroup discriminators.
Examination of nonverbal features is rare in SL pragmatics studies (but see Gass & Houck, 1999), and we concur with Felix-Brasdefer and Koike (2012) that more emphasis should be placed on examining the connection between pragmatics and suprasegmental features.