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pros·o·dy

(proz'ŏ-dē),
The varying rhythm, intensity, and frequency of speech that are interpreted as stress or intonation that aid meaning transmission.

pros·o·dy

(proz'ŏ-dē)
The varying rhythm, stress, and frequency of speech that aids meaning transmission.

prosody

(prŏs′ă-dē) [L. prosodia, accent of a syllable]
The normal rhythm, melody, and articulation of speech.
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Children may discover them in the speech signal relatively easily because they are extremely frequent syllables generally appearing at the boundaries of prosodic units.
For example, a general term such as "distinctive" is often used to describe a well-constructed prosodic pattern, pressing this reader, a non-specialist, to wonder in what ways certain sound patterns are more distinctive than others, given that there are only four tones and thus a handful of possibilities in differentiation.
Nelson also observed that even when a word has the same semantic prosody in both business English and general English, there may be a difference in the size and content of the prosodic groups.
The prosodic structure of right-headed compounds may fairly uncontroversially be assumed to involve a recursive prosodic word (pword, symbolized [?
The run-on phrases at the end of lines 1 and 2 of Paradise Lost generate further divergence between the prosodic and the syntactic units.
Experiment 2 was conducted to explore how prosodic and lexical information is stored in memory, specifically whether these components of utterances are stored together in memory traces.
The author might herself have cut down on the digressiveness, but it is surely an editor's task to deal with the mammoth note 33 to Chapter 1, in which the author sets out her prosodic assumptions.
Jusczyk of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, indicating that infants and young children closely track prosodic aspects of speech to gain a foothold on its grammatical structure.
The collaboration has the potential to extend beyond the prosodic aspects of speech to other research topics in human-computer interaction.
Burns Cooper), intonation remains absent from most prosodic criticism, including the fourth edition of The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012).
After an introduction on assistive technology products, the Generate and Repair Machine Translation system, and speech and prosodic processing for assistive technology, chapters discuss applications, including alternative sign text machine translation for language learning, lexical simplification using word sense disambiguation, a math system for people with visual impairment, and detecting and rating dementia through lexical analysis of spontaneous speech, in addition to theories and systems, including granule learning behavior patterns of students, rough sets methods and applications for medical data, and multimedia support systems as assistive technology for hearing impaired students.
The current study attempts to piece together observations and findings from TESL and interpreting disciplines and propose an experiment that investigates how predominant phonemic and prosodic features in non-native English affect the simultaneous interpreter's listening comprehension by examining the resulting decrease in rendition accuracy.