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Yidiny stress: a metrical account

Nash, David

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The stress patterns of words in the Yidiny language of north Queensland were described by Dixon (1977a,b), in combination is rules of vowel lengthening and truncation. Here an account of the stress patterns is given in Liberman & Prince's (1977) theory of metrical stress, along with some observations additional to Dixon's.

dc.contributor.authorNash, David
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-15T00:26:36Z
dc.date.available2012-05-15T00:26:36Z
dc.identifier.citationNash, D. (1979). Yidiny stress: A metrical account. In E. Battistella (Ed.), CUNYForum: Papers in linguistics 7/8, Fall 1979/Spring 1980 (pp. 112-30). Also published as Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS), part 2, held at CUNY, 10-12 November 1978. New York, NY: Queen's College Press
dc.identifier.issn0884-4275
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/9024
dc.description.abstractThe stress patterns of words in the Yidiny language of north Queensland were described by Dixon (1977a,b), in combination is rules of vowel lengthening and truncation. Here an account of the stress patterns is given in Liberman & Prince's (1977) theory of metrical stress, along with some observations additional to Dixon's.
dc.description.sponsorshipInstitute of International Education Program G-I-0001, and National Institute for Mental Health grant MH 13390-12
dc.format19 pages
dc.publisherQueen's College Press
dc.rights"I hold copyright of the item" - author's email dated 29 April 2012
dc.subjectphonology
dc.subjectstress
dc.subjectYidiny
dc.subjectAustralian languages
dc.titleYidiny stress: a metrical account
dc.typeConference paper
local.description.notesAt time of writing, author was affiliated with M.I.T.
dc.date.issued1979
local.publisher.urlhttp://www.qc.cuny.edu/Pages/default.aspx
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationNash, David, ANU, College of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Language Studies, Linguistics
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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