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Ch.10: Tone by Moira Yip


"By some estimates as many as 70% of the world’s languages are tonal. ... A language is a 'tone language' if the pitch of the word can change the meaning of the word – not just its nuances, but its core meaning..."

Yip, Moira (2007). Tone. In Paul de Lacy (ed.) The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology. Cambridge University Press, pp.195-227.


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