By Ilse Lehiste. ISBN ISBN “A phonologist ignores phonetics at his personal peril,” feedback Professor Lehiste, whose. In the following we will therefore mainly refer to Suprasegmentals and in general adopt a preliminary definition by Lehiste [Lehiste 70]: “Suprasegmental features. The MIT Press, p. Contents Foreword Introduction Quantity b Timing of articulatory sequences Time dimension of the acoustic signal.

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Ilse Lehiste 31 January — 25 December was an Estonian-born American leyisteauthor of many studies in phonetics. In American linguistics, the author points out, the term is used more or less synonymously with prosodic features.

Jo added suprasegmemtals Feb 06, Retrieved 16 December Her main fields of research were acoustic phonetics and phonologyprosodylanguage contactsEstonian and Serbo-Croatian.

Deanna marked it as to-read Feb 10, May 06, Emperador Spock rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hardcoverpages. In a concluding chapter Professor Lehiste evaluates the findings and considers their potential contribution to linguistic theory.

During the Soviet occupation of Estonia, she helped to mediate research papers between Estonia and the free world. She contends that neither definition is complete and intends in this research to provide a more fully satisfying description of these complex and elusive phenomena. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat American Studies in Uralic Linguistics, vol.


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In she began her studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Tartu. She was also co-author of books and articles and acted as editor.

In she moved to Germany, where she continued her studies — while working for her keep — at the universities of Leipzig and Hamburgand obtained a doctoral degree at the University of Hamburg. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Segmental and Syllabic Quantity in Estonian.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Chapter 4 deals with the most elusive of the suprasegmental features, stress. The emphasis of Professor Lehiste’s work is on the production and perception of suprasegmental features. I have no idea why this book hasn’t seen any new editions or at least reprints sincesince it’s a veritable gold mine of knowledge on quantity and pitch as tools for prosodic phenomena in languages.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The author assembles and summarizes what is currently known about the phonetic nature of suprasegmentals and evaluates the available evidence from the point of view of linguistic theory.

Chapter 2 deals with duration and its linguistic function. Georgiana Popescu added it Jun 29, It considers physiological mechanisms involved in producing quantity phenomena, their physical acoustic manifestation, the perceptual correlates of quantity, various phonetic phenomena connected with quantity, and the linguistic function of quantity.


Ilse Lehiste wrote 11 books and almost research papers and criticism.


President of the Linguistic Society of America Chapter 3 considers the suprasegmental elements of pitch, tone, and intonation. She did much to make Estonia and Estonian known in the United States supfasegmentals elsewhere in the world.

Books by Ilse Lehiste. Views Read Edit View history. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She was also interested in Estonian runic songs and, in collaboration with Jaan Ross, published several works on this topic.

oehiste Phonology Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley. Preview — Suprasegmentals by Ilse Lehiste. She describes observed linguistic facts, seeks to explain them, and attempts to set up predictions.