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Chapter 30 Continuation Patterns

  • Geoff Lindsey
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Abstract

The Low Rise, Fall-Rise and Mid-Level nuclear tones can all signal non-finality. In RP, the Mid-Level was frequently preceded by higher pitch, but today such downstep is less common and can sound old-fashioned.

Keywords

Intonation Continuation patterns Low rise Fall-rise Mid-level Downstep Stylized fall-rise Subjects 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoff Lindsey
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  1. 1.LinguisticsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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