|From:||Kevin Athey <kevindeanathey@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 4, 2005, 15:59|
>From: Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
>That's about the way I remember it from a seminar with James McCawley a
>time ago, except he used the "ga" [Na] particle, and IIRC the third one was
>ha.shi ga HHL. ("hashi" is one of the very rare minimal triplets.) His PhD
>diss. in the 70s is probably the Very Last Word on Japanese accent; don't
>know if it was ever published, but a review of his bibliography should turn
Now that I'm home, I can say fairly definitively that "HA.shi wa"
(chopsticks) is HLL, "ha.SHI wa" (bridge) is LHL, and "ha.shi wa" (edge) is
LHH. That's what's observed in Tokyo dialect, anyway.
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