Gorka Elordieta

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gorka Elordieta plays a role.


Egurtzegi, Ander and Gorka Elordieta 2023 A history of the Basque prosodic systemsDiachronica 40:1, pp. 30–72
This paper presents new proposals for the reconstruction of Proto-Basque accentuation, as well as the development and chronology of the main accentual systems of the modern dialects, grounded in phonetic, historical and typological evidence. It is the first attempt to reconstruct Basque… read more | Article
Elordieta, Gorka and Aritz Irurtzun 2016 Pitch accent tonal alignment in declarative sentences in the Spanish of the Basque Country: A study of language contactIntonational Grammar in Ibero-Romance: Approaches across linguistic subfields, Armstrong, Meghan E., Nicholas Henriksen and Maria del Mar Vanrell (eds.), pp. 25–44
Previous studies like Elordieta (2003) and Elordieta and Calleja (2005) suggested that the fact that speakers of Lekeitio Spanish produced systematic L+H pitch accents could be due to partial transfer from the H+L pitch accent of their native Basque dialect (transfer of H). Here, we analyse three… read more | Article
Frota, Sónia, Mariapaola D’Imperio, Gorka Elordieta, Pilar Prieto and Marina Vigário 2007 The phonetics and phonology of intonational phrasing in RomanceSegmental and prosodic issues in Romance phonology, Prieto, Pilar, Joan Mascaró and Maria-Josep Solé (eds.), pp. 131–153
This paper examines the phonetics and phonology of intonational boundaries in five Romance languages/varieties. A typology of the boundary cues used is given, as well as their relative frequency. The phonology of the tonal boundary gesture is described by means of the inventory of nuclear accents… read more | Article