By Hongming Zhang

This ebook facilities on theoretical problems with phonology-syntax interface in line with tone sandhi in chinese language dialects. It makes use of styles in tone sandhi to review how speech might be divided into domain names of assorted sizes or degrees.

Tone sandhi refers to tonal adjustments that happen to a chain of adjoining syllables or phrases. the dimensions of this series (or the area) relies on different factors, particularly the syntactic constitution of the phrases and the unique tones of the phrases. chinese language dialects supply a wealthy physique of information on tone sandhi, and as a result nice facts for studying the phonology-syntax interface, and for analyzing the ensuing degrees of domain names (the prosodic hierarchy).

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