Intonational Phonology of Stockholm Swedish
Stockholm Studies in Scandanavian Philology. N.S. 53

By Sara Myrberg
October 2010
Stockholm University
Distributed by Coronet Books
ISBN: 9789186071370          
176 pages
$65.00 Paper original

This book discusses the phonology of sentence level intonation in Stockholm Swedish. Unlike most other Germanic languages, Swedish and Norwegian use pitch to convey both lexical and sentence level information. As is well known from previous research , the combination of lexical tones and sentence level tones create two levels of tonal prominence in Stockholm Swedish, a distinction wich is more difficult to make in other Germanic languages. These facts make Stockholm Swedish typologically interesting in several ways

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