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Tonal alignment is contrastive in falling contours in Dinka: Online Supplementary Materials
Bert Remijsen
The University of Edinburgh

The following examples, repeated from the main article, are accompanied by audio files illustrating the contrasts, produced by native speakers.

  1. 2.   

    1. a.   ràaan    ā-lèlINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -isolate.2SG
              'You are isolating a person.'

    2. b.   ràaan    ā-lèelINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -isolate.3SG
      'He is isolating a person.'

    3. c.   ràaan    ā-lèeelINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -provoke.3SG
              'He is provoking a person.'

    4. d.   INSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic āā-lèlINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      men    DECL.PL -isolate.2SG
              'You are isolating men.'

    5. e.   INSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic āā-lèelINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      men    DECL.PL -isolate.3SG
              'He is isolating men.'

    6. f.   INSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic āā-lèeelINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      men    DECL.PL -provoke.3SG
              'He is provoking men.' [End Page 299]

  1. 6.   

    1. a.   ràaan    ā-lèelINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -isolate.3SG
              'He is isolating a person.'

    2. b.   ràaan    ā-lêelINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -provoke.PASS
              'A person is being provoked.'

  1. 7.   

    1. a.   ràaan    ā-lèlINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -isolate.2SG
              'You are isolating a person.'

    2. b.   ràaan    ā-lêlINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -isolate.PASS
              'A person is being isolated.'

  1. 9.   

    1. a.   ràaan    ā-lèel                            INSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphicINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -isolate.3SG PREP -here
              'He is isolating a person here.'

    2. b.   ràaan    ā-lêel                            INSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphicINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
      person DECL.SG -provoke.PASS PREP -here
              'A person is being provoked here.'

Averaged f0 traces on a normalized time axis of the Fall of Bor North and the Mid of Bor South, on syllables with a short stem vowel. Separate traces by Coda type and Dialect. Bor North, CVN Bor North, CVP Bor South, CVN Bor Soth, CVP
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Figure 11. 

Averaged f0 traces on a normalized time axis of the Fall of Bor North and the Mid of Bor South, on syllables with a short stem vowel. Separate traces by Coda type and Dialect.

Bor North, CVNINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
Bor North, CVPINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
Bor South, CVNINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic
Bor Soth, CVPINSERT DESCRIPTION - inline graphic