Panjabi grammar, accent, comparative analysis

adrian.burton at adrian.burton at
Tue Jul 8 10:39:34 UTC 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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