Rahimi 2016: The phonetics and the phonology of final boundary tone in Northern Kurdish

The phonetics and the phonology of final boundary tone in Northern Kurdish
Adel Rahimi
March 2016

In this study we have analyzed the difference in boundary tone in northern Kurdish (Kurmanji) in four different sentence structures: Declarative, Imperative, Exclamatory and Interrogative. The study shows that the mean difference in all sentence structures in Kurmanji language is 59 and the L%, L+H%, H%, L%, and % changes in the ToBI system were observed. In this paper we propose a systematic way to transcribe Kurdish intonation named: KuBI (Kurdish ToBI)

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Reference: lingbuzz/002902
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keywords: phonetics, phonology, kurmanji, prosody, intonation, phonology
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