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THEMATIC INTONATION PATTERNS IN BULGARIAN CLITIC REPLICATION
 

Summary: THEMATIC INTONATION PATTERNS IN BULGARIAN CLITIC
REPLICATION
Tania Avgustinova Bistra Andreeva
Department of Computational Linguistics
University of Saarland
Institute of Phonetics
University of Saarland
ABSTRACT
The phenomenon of clitic replication in Bulgarian involves two
linguistic entities: a full-fledged nominal constituent in a
particular syntactic function and a co-referent weak pronominal
form corresponding to the particular syntactic function. In this
paper we present experimental results which support our
hypothesis that the nominal material that is replicated by a
pronominal clitic in Bulgarian utterances consistently exhibits
thematic intonational properties.
1. WORD ORDER TYPES AND INFORMATION
STRUCTURE
Let us first introduce some background ideas and terminology
concerning word order and information structure. In languages

  

Source: Avgustinova, Tania - Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics, Universitšt des Saarlandes

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences