Publication details [#7083]

Nooteboom, Sieb, Truus Kruyt and Jacques Terken. 1981. What speakers and listeners do with pitch accents: Some explorations. In Fretheim, Thorstein, ed. Nordic prosody II: Papers from a symposium. Tapir. pp. 9–32.
Publication type
Article in book
Publication language
Language as a subject


The central question is: What moves speakers of Dutch to mark some words in real speech communication, and not others, with pitch accents, how do listeners profit from these accents? A number of experiments inquiring into this problem are described and discussed.