Panjabi grammar, accent, comparative analysis

Adrian Burton adrian.burton at anu.edu.au
Tue Jul 8 06:39:34 EDT 1997


At 04:39 5/07/97 BST, B. Reusch wrote:

>Also, has anyone done an in-depth study of the Panjabi accent system? And
>has anyone compared Panjabi & Vedic accents?


Work has certainly been done on the tones of Panjabi,  but I will have to
dig up the references.

As far as I recall they have not been connected to the Vedic accents but are
said to have developped relatively recently as a result of  phonemic
(tonemic) change.







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