Pragmatic and attitudinal meanings of pitch patterns
in German syntactically marked questions

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"Haben Sie denn einen Termin noch im Mai frei?" ("have you got a free date for an appointment in May still?")
Reference: g092a000; female speaker: ANS; original pattern: final falling.


The following figure presents:

Play original: early peak with final fall

Play first resynthesis: early valley

Play second resynthesis: late valley
 
 
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© Benno Peters, IPdS Kiel, 2003