Speech Prosody 2006

Dresden, Germany
May 2-5, 2006

Interaction of Verb Accentuation and Utterance Finality in Bangla

Indranil Dutta, Hans Henrich Hock

Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

In this study we present data from three experiments that present robust, unambiguous evidence that Bangla conforms to the cross-linguistic avoidance of prominence on utterance-final verbs in SOV languages.

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Bibliographic reference.  Dutta, Indranil / Hock, Hans Henrich (2006): "Interaction of verb accentuation and utterance finality in Bangla", In SP-2006, paper 161.