Phonetics 4 Suprasegmentals

Phonetic correlates higher pitch longer duration

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Unformatted text preview: syllable in a multi-syllable word. Phonetic correlates: higher pitch, longer duration, louder volume, and more peripheral vowel quality. ! English uses all four. ! But Greek uses only pitch and loudness. [ˈdɪpləmæt] [ˈpɹɛzn̩t] [dɪˈplowməsi] [pɹəˈzɛnt] [dɪpləˈmæɾɪk] stress- 4 ways to be realized 1. pitch - higher pitch 2. duration 3. volume 4. vowel quality - high/low, front/ back, etc stress in ipa is noted by the line before the symbol ‘ ~ = nasalized vowel O under letter = voiceless? diplomat, diplomacy, diplomatic I’m present, present something 4...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2014 for the course LING 101 taught by Professor Macaulay during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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