By Ilse Lehiste. ISBN ISBN “A phonologist ignores phonetics at his personal peril,” feedback Professor Lehiste, whose. In the following we will therefore mainly refer to Suprasegmentals and in general adopt a preliminary definition by Lehiste [Lehiste 70]: “Suprasegmental features. The MIT Press, p. Contents Foreword Introduction Quantity b Timing of articulatory sequences Time dimension of the acoustic signal.

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The emphasis of Professor Lehiste’s work is on the production and perception of suprasegmental features. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

May 06, Emperador Spock rated it it was amazing Shelves: Alan rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Refresh and try again. Jo added it Feb 06, President of the Linguistic Society of America It considers physiological mechanisms involved in producing quantity phenomena, their physical acoustic manifestation, the perceptual correlates of quantity, various phonetic phenomena connected with quantity, and the linguistic function of quantity.

This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat In she moved to the United States where she defended her second doctoral thesis — this one about linguistics — at the University of Michigan. Nik Smith marked it as to-read May 07, Retrieved from ,ehiste https: Chapter 2 deals with duration and its linguistic function.


Georgiana Popescu added it Jun 29, Her main fields of research were acoustic phonetics and phonologyprosodylanguage contactsEstonian and Serbo-Croatian. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Foe convenience, a chart immediately following the introductory chapter illustrates the scheme of presentation followed throughout the book.

She describes observed linguistic facts, seeks to explain them, and attempts to set up predictions. In American linguistics, the author points out, the term is used more or less synonymously with prosodic features.

Return to Book Page. The author assembles and summarizes what is currently known about the phonetic nature of suprasegmentals and evaluates the available evidence from the point of view of linguistic theory. The book contains a great deal of painstakingly gathered evidence for the existence of speech patterns whose domain is larger than a segment and which, the author states, should form a part of linguistic theory.

Ilse Lehiste finished high school in Tallinn and studied piano playing at the Conservatory. She was also co-author of books and articles and acted as editor.

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Ilse Lehiste

Ilse Lehiste 31 January — 25 December was an Estonian-born American linguistauthor of many studies in phonetics. Deanna marked it as to-read Feb 10, Lehisye using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ilse Lehiste wrote 11 books and almost research papers and criticism. Books by Ilse Lehiste.

In she moved to Germany, where she continued her studies — while working for her keep — at the universities of Leipzig and Hamburgand obtained a doctoral degree at the University of Hamburg. Retrieved 16 December Professor Lehiste has provided substantial groundwork for further research in phonetics, including the investigation of suprasegmental sandhi effects and the role of suprasegmentals in morphophonemic rules.

In she began her studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Tartu. She was also interested in Estonian runic songs and, in collaboration with Jaan Ross, published several works on this topic.