She displayed beautiful intonation and reached the A flat without even a hint of shrillness.
But there is a wealth of verbal derivatives, the vocabulary is copious, and the intonation harmonious.
The universal tribute of Townshend's colleagues allows him the possession of boundless wit and ready eloquence, set off by perfect melody of intonation, but marred by an unexampled lack of judgment and discretion.
It may seem at first that so many as 44 consonants can scarcely be necessary, but the explanation is that several of them express each a slightly different intonation of what is practically the same consonant, the sound of" kh,"for instance, being represented by six different letters and the sound of" t "by eight.
"All I can say, General," said he with a pleasant elegance of expression and intonation that obliged one to listen to each deliberately spoken word.
The mediae have become aspirate tenues with a low intonation, which also marks the words having a simple initial consonant; while the former aspirates and the complex initials simplified in speech are uttered with a high tone, or, as the Tibetans say, " with a woman's voice," shrill and rapidly.
Burmese, which was spoken by 7,006,495 people in the province in 1901, is a monosyllabic language, with, according to some authorities, three different tones; so that any given syllable may have three entirely different meanings only distinguishable by the intonation when spoken, or by accents or diacritical marks when written.
"Very well, then, be so good as to wait," said Prince Andrew to the general, in Russian, speaking with the French intonation he affected when he wished to speak contemptuously, and noticing Boris, Prince Andrew, paying no more heed to the general who ran after him imploring him to hear something more, nodded and turned to him with a cheerful smile.
If you replace your guitar's old strings with new strings of a different gauge, your guitar's intonation - or its ability to stay in tune with itself up the length of the neck - will be thrown off.
Damage to Broca's area results in problems with language fluency: shortened sentences, impaired flow of speech, poor control of rhythm and intonation, and a telegraphic style with missing inflections.
Say the word(s) loudly and clearly and without any intonation.
intonation patterns in " Estuary English " appears to be in a narrower frequency band than RP.
The guy had that annoying question intonation habit, where every statement sounds like a question.
intonation transcription system for British English.
antiphonal effects came off and intonation was never so bad as to be disturbing.
Rules specify how these elementary pitch movements can be combined to create intonation contours for entire messages.
For example observe the tone of your voice, including intonation, timbre, softness, harshness.
I can tell exactly what they're doing, they have the same intonation no matter what the language is.
intonation structures that we have collected from the other speaking styles is helpful here.
The curriculum says children should be taught to use clear diction and appropriate intonation.
The proportions are precisely those now universally accepted in the system called "just intonation."
She displayed beautiful intonation and reached the Aflat5 without even a hint of shrillness, sounding like an angel.
alto trombonist must be very vigilant with the intonation, since the low register requires long shifts of the slide between notes.
Generating f0 contours for speech synthesis using the tilt intonation theory.
Making statements into questions by the use of rising intonation is a type of stepping back from reality.
Resonance chamber in bell aids projection and improves intonation in the lower register.
using intonation to constrain language models in speech recognition.
A repeats the phrase with a falling intonation that indicates the end of the sentence.
Poodles are unusually sensitive to vocal intonation, probably one of the reasons they are so easy to train.
The string saddles / bridge are best reversed if possible for consistent wear of grooves and accurate intonation.
The perfect blend between parts and... perfect intonation are also impressive.
She has also recently conducted research on the acquisition of English intonation by Spanish second langauge learners.
A change of hand cupping and a different intonation and the equivalent calls of the greylag are easily produced.
intonation contours for entire messages.
Metrical form is distinguished from prose by the uniformity of corresponding lines in relation to the number of syllables and the similarity of final sound (rhyme or assonance), by the repetition of certain letters at regular intervals (in alliterative measure), or merely by the regular succession of ups and downs of intonation.
You can print, and in some cases get audio recordings, of the stories, but best results always come from memorizing and retelling the stories with proper intonation for maximum dramatic effect.
Logical in its derivatives and in its grammatical structure, the Magyar language is, moreover, copious in idiomatic expressions, rich in its store of words, and almost musical in its harmonious intonation.
z This sounds like pee-wed, with some variety of intonation.
The Klong is rhythmic, the play being on the inflection of the voice in speaking the words, which inflection is arranged according to fixed schemes; the rhyme, if it can so be called, being sought not in the similarity of syllables but of intonation.
However, individual string intonation left a little to be desired.
phonology of intonation, it seems unnecessarily abstract and categorical.
Please speak with a qualified guitar technician for further advice on intonation problems.
Ellis used mean-tone temperament in calculating this lower pitch; but as he used just intonation for the Halberstadt, it seems preferable to substitute it for the Chorton, thus reducing it to a' 422.8.
It remains to add that throughout we must carefully distinguish in theory, however hard this may be to do in practice, between legitimate ritual understood as such, whether integral to prayer, such as its verbal forms, or accessory, such as gestures, postures, incense, oil or what not, and the formalism of religious decay, such as generally betrays itself by its meaninglessness, by its gibberish phrases, sing-song intonation and so forth.
The goal is to make a vague comment either stated as a question through a rising intonation as through you were asking of a question.
Many autistic children find it impossible to capture information from a person's intonation.
For the player, intonation, vibrato and other dynamics are paramount.
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