[INDOLOGY] Pitch distinctions

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at umich.edu
Sun Jun 14 14:06:19 EDT 2020


Thanks, I'll check them out.

Madhav

On Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 10:46 AM Dieter Gunkel <dcgunkel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Professor Deshpande,
>
> There are such studies, and you will find them by searching for "intrinsic
> pitch," "intrinsic fundamental frequency," and "intrinsic F0." I'm not an
> expert in this area at all, but you might take as a starting point Carlos
> Gussenhoven's 2004 *The Phonology of Tone and Intonation* §1.4.3, §3.6.1,
> and §5.3.3.
>
> Wishing you all the best,
>
> Dieter Gunkel
>
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 1:18 PM Madhav Deshpande via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>
>> I have been wondering if there are any phonetic studies of the different
>> inherent pitches for various vowels and consonants. Is Sanskrit त
>> intrinsically higher in pitch compared to थ द and ध?
>>
>> Madhav Deshpande
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>> Madhav M. Deshpande
>> Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics
>> University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
>> Senior Fellow, Oxford Center for Hindu Studies
>>
>> [Residence: Campbell, California, USA]
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Madhav M. Deshpande
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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Senior Fellow, Oxford Center for Hindu Studies

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