Daniel Hirst

List of John Benjamins publications for which Daniel Hirst plays a role.


Prosody and Iconicity

Edited by Sylvie Hancil and Daniel Hirst

[Iconicity in Language and Literature, 13] 2013. xv, 252 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Hirst, Daniel 2013 UK declarative rises and the frequency codeProsody and Iconicity, Hancil, Sylvie and Daniel Hirst (eds.), pp. 149–160
One of the most often-cited generalisations about intonation is that in a majority of languages from all over the world, falling intonation is systematically associated with statements and rising intonation with questions and continuations. John Ohala’s frequency code (1983), according to which… read more | Article