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Rosandić, Monika. (2013). Percepcija i produkcija zanaglasne dužine. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Phonetics. [mentor Pletikos Olof, Elenmari and Vlašić Duić, Jelena].

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The aim of this study is to examine some of the patterns of loss and retention of post-accentual length and the Croatian speakers’ assessment of the post-accentual length as a prosodic entity in the Croatian language. The target word-group includes 30 trisyllabic words, pronounced and recorded by 10 native speakers from Slavonia and 10 from Dalmatia (in total 600 words). First of all, the duration of a post-accentual vowel is measured and 119 words are chosen for perceptual analysis, which is done by 25 students of phonetics. The perceptual analysis consists of an assessment whether post-accentual length is produced or not, and whether this pronunciation is acceptable or not. The results of the duration measurement and the perceptual analysis show that the normatively expected long post-accentual vowels, as well as the perceived long vowels, last significantly longer than the expected and perceived short vowels, respectively. It is also proved that the duration of the post-accentual length is significantly longer in the pronunciation of Slavonian speakers compared to their Dalmatian counterparts. Perceptual analysis suggests otherwise, but these findings are taken with constraint. The duration measurement further suggests that the duration of the post-accentual length is similar in both open and closed syllables. On the other hand, perceptual analysis shows that the length is more often produced in the open syllables than the closed. The results also suggest that the post-accentual length is longer and more often pronunciated in verbs than in nouns and adjectives. Finally, the assessment of the acceptability shows that the students of phonetics judge the perceived post-accentual length as less acceptable than the short post-accentual vowel, regardless of whether it was proposed by the standard or not.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: post-accentual lenght, duration, perceptual analysis, acceptability
Subjects: Phonetics
Departments: Department of Phonetics
Supervisor: Pletikos Olof, Elenmari and Vlašić Duić, Jelena
Date Deposited: 13 May 2013 11:58
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2014 13:57

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