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Phonetics of Russian and Finnish

General Description of Phonetic Systems- Experimental Studies on Spontaneous and Read-aloud Speech

by Viola de Silva (Volume editor) Riikka Ullakonoja (Volume editor)
Edited Collection 192 Pages

Summary

This volume is the joint work of Russian and Finnish phoneticians. The articles describe the Russian and Finnish phonetic systems both at the segmental and at prosodic levels, and present new data concerning spontaneous and read-aloud speech. The results are based on empirical phonetic research carried out in the 21st century using the latest equipment. This volume will help the reader to get acquainted with the Russian and Finnish phonetic systems, and if desired, to gain more in-depth information about the latest research into these two languages.

Details

Pages
192
ISBN (Softcover)
9783631579329
Language
English
Published
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2009. 191 pp., num. tables and graphs

Biographical notes

Viola de Silva (Volume editor) Riikka Ullakonoja (Volume editor)

The Editors: Viola de Silva, Ph.D., is an emerita lecturer of Russian language at the University of Jyväskylä (Finland). She graduated with M.A. degree from Moscow State University in 1970. In 1999 she defended her doctoral dissertation. She has coordinated and participated in various projects most of which involved phonetics. Riikka Ullakonoja, M.A., is an acting lecturer of Russian language at the University of Jyväskylä. Her ongoing Ph.D. dissertation focuses on learning Russian prosody by Finnish students.

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Title: Phonetics of Russian and Finnish