Date: Wed, 3 Jan 1996 06:13:30 -0500 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: Can I hear what you're saying? Wow! Wouldn't it be great if we could add sound to this list.The audio could be added to a WWW site, or perhaps could be send via E-mail as a compressed HTML file. Just a thought. Are there any techies out there who could help? SETH SKLAREY Wittgenstein School of the Unwritten Word Coconut Grove, FL crissiet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ---------------------------------------------------- Kate O'Neill wrote: >>What we seem to be lacking is a 'tunology', right between phonology and >>morphology (SUPRA-segmentals?), that can adequately encompass everything >>from tone to stress with in a system in which 'tunes' are primary, and >>manifested in different ways within different languages. > >Your discussion on tune reminded me of >my experiences with tone in phonology classes. > >Having studied music, and being proficient on >about a dozen instruments, I thought myself >somewhat at an advantage when we began doing >tonetic transcriptions. Was I ever amazed to >see how often I was wrong in my transcriptions! >I don't know how it is best explained, but >there is surely some tune/tone distinction >to my ear. > >;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; >;Kathleen M. O'Neill ... Language Laboratory Technician I ; >;koneil1[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ... u55354[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ; >;:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::; >;University of Illinois at Chicago ... Language Laboratory ; >;703 South Morgan Street (M/C 042) ... Grant Hall, Room 311 ; >;Chicago, IL 60607-7025 ; >;312.996.8838 or 8836 ... 312.996.5501 FAX ; >;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; > >