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intonation

noun accentuation, cadence, delivery, inflection, phonation, pitch, quality, resonance, sound, tonality, tone, tone of voice, vocalism, voice
Associated concepts: demeanor
See also: inflection, stress
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In determining the intonation patterns of interrogatives, the researcher must have a pool of all the question types that she wants to study.
The percentage of opportunities correct during each session is shown for each target response: verbal comments (Figure 1), intonations (Figure 2), gestures (Figure 3), and facial expressions (Figure 4).
Advanced speech synthesis systems will also use information encoded by EmotionML to insert intonations and emotions into synthesized speech.
The study found that people use the same brain regions to produce and understand intonation in speech.
Individuals, particularly in face-to-face contact with each other, use not only words but also nonverbal means such as eye movement, intonation, gesture and other features of their physical appearance in conveying their thoughts and feelings to the other (De Ruiter, 2007).
Examining Ginsberg's performances reveals that he uses intonation as a poetic element, for both metrical and iconic effects.
But those sounds are not necessarily the strongest defining features of the Welsh accent, the strong features are the intonations, the stress and the rhythms and that stayed the same between the different age groups.
Since then there's proof Paul Taylor has learned how to handle ballet bodies too, and become resigned to the knowledge that their different intonations don't necessarily detract from his texts.
Although participants reported no awareness of these fleeting pauses, such cues made the speech stream more similar to the rhythm and intonations of natural speech, Mehler asserts.
words directly borrowed from English into the Thai language are pronounced in Thai ways; the Romanization of the Thai language influences English pronunciation; Thai intonations are applied into English pronunciations; speakers may be shy to speak in a native speaker's way; and Thai final consonants are always unaspirated and unvoiced).
He proposed that pitch or tono is sufficient to distinguish imperatives from declaratives and that there are gradations and classifications in volitive intonations.
Unlike the group of settings provided for "Nun komm der Heiden Heiland," other chorales may be provided with one or more brief intonations as well as a chorale prelude, as, for example, the five-measure intonation by johannes Proger (b.