Publication details [#1274]

Benjamin, Gail R. 1978. Phonetic correlates of the functions of language in natural conversations. Papers from the Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society 14 : 1–12.
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Article in journal
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Language as a subject


On the conversational role of tone of voice in Japanese and American English. Tone of voice is roughly defined as what can be perceived about a linguistic communication if someone is overheard indistinctly so that phonemic, syntactic and semantic content is obscured or lost.